Theme: Program Design

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Program Design.


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Locally grown fruit retains its soil signature: using the scanning electron microscope to bridge soil science to fruit spreads
Nina Baghai Riding, Delta State University; Larry Collins, Longwood University; Chuck Smithhart, Delta State University
The need to transform the undergraduate laboratory experience in order to provide students access to authentic research opportunities has been well documented. At Delta State University, students enrolled in ...

Water – related standards for teaching and learning to support K-12 to lifelong water literacy
Silvia Jessica Mostacedo Marasovic, The University of Texas at Arlington
Water is a critical component of Earth systems, including their human dimensions. Water literacy is a key outcome for learners, who should understand how water interacts with different human and non-human systems ...

Vision and Change in the Geosciences: Preparing for the Future of Geoscience Education
Sharon Mosher, The University of Texas at Austin; Jeffrey Ryan, University of South Florida; Christopher Keane, American Geosciences Institute
The goal of the workshop is to help foster change in undergraduate and graduate geoscience programs to better prepare geoscience students for the future. This workshop will focus on the recently published Vision ...

Storytelling for Change in the Geosciences
Adam Papendieck, The University of Texas at Austin; Julia Clarke, The University of Texas at Austin; Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin
This workshop is based on the HHMI-funded Geoscience Ambassadors program at UT Austin. The aim of the workshop is to share ways of embedding personal storytelling in courses and programs to develop a high context ...

Moving the Needle by Expanding HBCU Pathways for Geoscience Education
Reginald Archer, Tennessee State University; Edith G. Davis, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University; Sue Ebanks, Savannah State University
Whether one uses the language of the sub-fields or that of the overarching field, there has been a consistent theme over the past 40-plus years. The gross under-representation of African Americans in the ...

IDEAS: a Novel Approach to Promoting Success for Underrepresented Minorities in the Geosciences
Kellum Tate-Jones, University of Oregon
In 2018, a team of graduate and undergraduate students, post-docs, and faculty in the University of Oregon Department of Earth Sciences formed the Inclusivity and gender Diversity in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences ...

The Geological Tactile Image Repository: A Digital Resource Collection to Support Instructors of Blind and Low-Vision Geoscience Students
Kent Ratajeski, University of Kentucky; P. Jack Reed, Stanford University; Sydney L. Clark, Kentucky Department of Public Health; Donna Lee, University of Kentucky; Christopher Atchison, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
To support instructors of Blind and low-vision students and to make the visual component of geoscience more accessible to all students regardless of ability, we have developed a online repository of tactile images ...

Supporting Underrepresented STEM Scholars through the LSAMP STEM Scholars Program
Janet Stomberg, Red Rocks Community College; Barbra Sobhani, University of Colorado at Boulder
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a NSF-funded program that aims to support inclusion and diversity efforts in STEM, significantly increasing the numbers of underrepresented ...

Expectancy and Value as Drivers for Participation and Persistence in an Open-access Online Scientific Computing Training in Seismology
Michael Hubenthal, EarthScope; Mike Brudzinski, Miami University-Oxford
During the summer of 2020, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), in collaboration with Miami university, offered a free, 3-month, certificate-granting online workshop. This workshop sought ...

Utilizing Backwards Design to create a Blended, Multicontext learning framework in a field-based Geoscience course
Alissa Kotowski, McGill University; Nicholas Soltis, University of Indianapolis; Evan Ramos, The University of Texas at Austin; Vashan Wright, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin; Dana Thomas, The University of Texas at Austin
GeoFORCE is an out-of-school-time high school program that strives to increase the number of minoritized students pursuing STEM and Geoscience by exposing students to Geoscience through week-long field-based ...