Theme: Program Design

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


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Discovering Opportunity During COVID: Geoscience Outreach in the Virtual World
Michael Chiappone, The University of Texas at Austin; Patrick Martin, The University of Texas at Austin; Mary Poteet, The University of Texas at Austin; Alicia Rusthoven, The University of Texas at Austin; Anthony Edgington, The University of Texas at Austin; Carole Lakrout, The University of Texas at Austin; Mason Currin, The University of Texas at Austin; Matthew Riley, The University of Texas at Austin
We have developed an outreach program for grades 5-12 designed to engage students in learning about the diversity and importance of the geosciences. Our outreach team features a panel of geoscience undergraduates ...

Using Field and Laboratory Studies of Pyroclastic Deposits to Engage Students in the Scientific Process and Promote Development of Professional Skills
Jeffrey Templeton, Western Oregon University
The dynamic volcanic landscape of the Pacific Northwest provides an ideal framework for teaching undergraduate students about fundamental volcanology concepts, as well as core geoscience and professional skills. ...

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 ...

Assessing the Impact of Curriculum and Department Climate on Undergraduate Diversity, through Student Perceptions of Learning and Inclusion
Alexandra Snell, Texas A & M University; Julie Newman, Texas A & M University; David Sparks, Texas A & M University
This study investigates the impacts of the Texas A&M Geology & Geophysics (G&G) department cultural climate (via perceptions of inclusion) and curriculum (via perceptions of learning) on undergraduate ...

Enhancing Teaching and Learning about the Food-Energy-Water-Nexus: Who are Postsecondary Reformers in NC-FEW?
Sumaiya Tabassum, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Cory Forbes, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Food, energy and water (FEW) are critical systems for humanity and subject to rapidly growing global demand compounded by climate change. The inter-dependency among these resources is multifaceted and complex, ...

Expectancy and Value as Drivers for Participation and Persistence in an Open-access Online Scientific Computing Training in Seismology
Michael Hubenthal, IRIS Co; 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; Vanshan 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 ...

Systematic evaluation of culturally responsive schooling and anti-racism frameworks in geoscience education programs for American Indian and Alaska Native students
Claire McKinley, University of California-Davis; Max Showalter, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Thomas Crofoot, Eastern Washington University
As the geoscience community continues to address centuries of harm to, and erasure of Indigenous communities done by scientists, educators in K-12 and higher education have new interest in "decolonizing" ...

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 ...

The Petroleum Science and Technology Institute and Hildebrand Teacher Leadership Program
Sabrina Ewald, Frisco Independent School District; Dawn Chegwidden, Lewisville High; Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin; Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin
The Petroleum Science and Technology (PST) Institute in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin provides Texas high school STEM teachers with professional development through a ...