Theme: Place-based Learning
The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Place-based Learning.
- Attracting and Supporting Students
- Community Engagement
- Course Resources
- Curriculum Design
- Developing Geocompetencies
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Geoscience Education Research
- Online Education
- Place-based Learning
- Professional Development for Undergrads, Grads and Faculty
- Program Design
- Research for Undergrads
- Student Learning
- Teacher Preparation, Professional Development and Policy Issues
- Technology in the Classroom
Field trips as multidimensional and transformative educational opportunities ORAL SESSION
Monday 1:30pm E Building 220
ling O'Connor, Pasadena City College
Field trips, in the arms of nature of the great outdoors, provide a golden opportunity for facilitating multi-dimensional educational experiences, that address some of the current challenges we face in the technol ...
Place-based education for effective geoscience outreach: Caltech GO-Outdoors ORAL SESSION
Monday 1:45pm E Building 220
Shaelyn Silverman, California Institute of Technology
Juliet Ryan-Davis, California Institute of Technology
Caltech GO-Outdoors 2020-2023, California Institute of Technology
Hannah Dion-Kirschner, California Institute of Technology
Caltech is situated in Pasadena, where the public school district does not offer any dedicated geoscience courses. Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) serves a racially diverse student population, 71% of whom ...
Understanding Weather Extremes with Big Data: Inspiring Rural Youth in Data Science (WeatherX) ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:45pm E Building 202
Brian Fitzgerald, Mount Washington Observatory
As scientific discovery becomes ever more data-driven, there is a critical need to build a scientific workforce with robust skills in scientific modeling and large-scale data analysis. Nowhere is the need to ...
Increasing STEM Interest through a Placed-Based Interdisciplinary Field Course for TRIO High School Students POSTER SESSION
Sharon Bywater-Reyes, University of Northern Colorado
Chelsie Romulo, University of Northern Colorado
Andrew Creekmore, University of Northern Colorado
Sarah Johnson, Wild Rose Education
Shirley Vincent, Vincent Evaluation Consulting
We piloted a field-based summer bridge program for Upward Bound enrolled high school students (a federal TRIO program). Longterm, our goal is to recruit, support, and retain historically underrepresented and ...
The SZ4D Initiative is Seeking to Grow Mutually Beneficial Partnerships with Geoscience Education Researchers POSTER SESSION
Mike Brudzinski, Miami University-Oxford
Subduction Zones in 4 Dimensions (SZ4D) is a new community-driven initiative for coordinating interdisciplinary research to improve our understanding of processes underlying destructive geohazards that concentrate ...
Designing for bidirectional community-university learning: The Community Resilience integrated into an Earth System Science Learning Ecosystem (CRESSLE) project POSTER SESSION
Adam Papendieck, The University of Texas at Austin
Jay Banner, The University of Texas at Austin
Didey Montoya, The University of Texas at Austin
Lucy Atkinson, The University of Texas at Austin
Patrick Bixler, The University of Texas at Austin
Robert Duke, The University of Texas at Austin
Angela D. R. Smith, The University of Texas at Austin
Shirley Vincent, Vincent Evaluation Consulting
Action for community resilience and environmental justice demands new educational structures, routines and practices that more equitably and productively integrate academic geoscience with local community-based ...
Reef Survivor Jamaica- Modification of an undergraduate geoscience board game for Jamaican communities (middle school children and adults) SHARE-A-THON
Tuesday 1:30pm-2:40pm CC Building Circadian
Caitlin Currie, The University of Texas at Austin
Estefania Salgado-Jauregui, Servicio Geologico Colombiano
Claire Williams, The University of Texas at Austin
Rowan Martindale, The University of Texas at Austin
Debbie-Ann Gordon-Smith, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Denise Henry, Alligator Head Foundation, Portland, Jamaica
Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin
Educational geoscience games have been increasing in popularity because they promote learning through amusement and encourage learners to engage with complex systems. This educational board game teaches players ...
Essential factors to consider when partnering with and creating youth diversity outreach programs ORAL SESSION
Thursday 1:30pm E Building 202
Leah Turner, The University of Texas at Austin
GeoFORCE Texas at the University of Texas Jackson School of Geosciences is a very large, well-funded youth diversity outreach program created to introduce high school students to STEM, especially the geosciences. ...
DIY Virtual Field Trips: Create Immersive, Place-Based Experiences for Your Learners ORAL SESSION
Thursday 1:30pm E Building 220
Sina Kirk, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Jessica Swann, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Ariel Anbar, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Geoffrey Bruce, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Tess Calvert, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Virtual field trips allow learners to benefit from many of the aspects of place-based education without the challenges that are often associated with it. Tour It is a free, user-friendly virtual field trip tool ...
Engaging Students in Quantitative Reasoning through the Use of Large, Publicly Available Data Sets: Project EDDIE Modules POSTER SESSION
Ellen Iverson, Carleton College
Monica Bruckner, Carleton College
Rebekka Darner, Illinois State University
Tom Meixner, The University of Arizona
Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College
Catherine O'Reilly, Illinois State University
Cailin Huyck Orr, Carleton College
Dax Soule, CUNY City College
Project EDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry and Exploration) aims to strengthen undergraduate students' quantitative reasoning and inquiry through utilizing large, authentic, publicly-available datasets ...