Initial Publication Date: October 19, 2017


Student Learning Online
Teaching Geoscience Online: In 2010, the On the Cutting Edge project hosted a virtual workshop where participants collaboratively authored a number of webpages on various issues related to online teaching about geoscience.

These resources were suggested by participants in the 2017 Teaching About Earth Online workshop held at Penn State University.

From the Workshop:

Participant Essays » Teaching Activities »

Engagement and Interaction Tools

  • DropThought - Mechanism for gathering student feedback.
  • Google Hangouts - Video conferencing option for meeting synchronously with students.
  • Inkscape - Free and open source vector graphics editor
  • Padlet - Online collaboration platform
  • Piazza - Free question and answer community platform.
  • Popplet - Online platform for capturing and visually organizing ideas
  • ProctorU - Provider of secure online testing.
  • Yammer - Online collaboration platform

Online Data Sources


Geoscientific Thinking Resources

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