Working with Diverse Students on Societally Relevant Geoscience Issues
Next WebinarMaking Change Happen at your Institution: How to Overcome Practical Challenges and Build Momentum
Friday, May 27
10:00 am PT | 11:00 am MT | 12:00 pm CT | 1:00 pm ET
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
11:00 am Pacific | 12:00 pm Mountain | 1:00 pm Central | 2:00 pm Eastern
Presenters: Diane Doser (The University of Texas at El Paso), Joshua Villalobos (El Paso Community College), Stefany Sit (University of Illinois at Chicago), Sue Ebanks (Savannah State University)
This webinar is part of a series supporting teaching with InTeGrate principles, using InTeGrate-developed and curated materials as tools.
At the end of this webinar, participants will have
- motivation to recruit and support students who are underrepresented in geoscience and related fields
- examples of strategies to engage students through societally relevant topics, concepts that cross disciplines, and connections to careers
- greater familiarity with InTeGrate principles and resources
- new colleagues engaged in this work
Time - 11:00 am Pacific | 12:00 pm Mountain | 1:00 pm Central | 2:00 pm Eastern
Duration - 1 hour
Format - Online web presentation via Adobe Connect web conference software with questions and discussion. To join the webinar, please visit: http://serc.adobeconnect.com/integrate/ and follow the prompts.
Registration - Registration for this webinar has closed.
Preparation - There is no advance preparation required for this webinar.
Please email Alice Newman (anewman AT carleton.edu) if you have any questions about this event.
Diane Doser, Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso
Joshua Villalobos, Geological Sciences, El Paso Community College
Stefany Sit, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
Sue Ebanks, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Savannah State University
1) Welcome and introductory remarks - Alice Newman, SERC
2) Opening discussion about working with diverse students - Alice Newman and Stefany Sit
3) The role of building relevance using societal issues – Diane Doser
4) Focusing on careers as an awareness, motivation, and recruitment tool - Stefany Sit
5) Integrating science and non-science interaction - Sue Ebanks
6) Using diverse pedagogical approaches - Joshua Villalobos
7) Reflection by participants
8) Final remarks
9) Thank you and opportunities for further interaction
- Slideshow for today's webinar: InTeGrate Working with Diverse Students Webinar Slideshow 2016 (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 36MB May11 16)
- About InTeGrate
- Teaching About Sustainability
- InTeGrate Strategies for Teaching about Science and Sustainability
- Why Link Together Learning about the Earth and Sustainability?
- InTeGrate Materials Development Process
- Increase the Diversity of your Graduates
- Join the Working with Diverse Students Interest Group to continue or start new discussions on this important topic.
- InTeGrate-developed modules
- InTeGrate Implementation programs
- El Paso Higher Education Community: Broadening Access to the Earth Sciences Across the El Paso Higher Education Community
- University of Illinois at Chicago: Engaging Urban Students through Geoscience Career Development in the Classroom
- Savannah State University Collaborate to Heighten Awareness, Rejuvenate, and Train: CHARTing a course to bring Environmental Justice to the coast
- For information on the Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2016 and NAGT Traveling Workshops Program, please click icons below: