Incorporating Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry and Exploration in Your Course
Map Your Hazards
Friday, April 7th
11:00 am PT | 12:00 pm MT | 1:00 pm CT | 2:00 pm ET
Thursday, March 30th
12:00 pm PT | 1:00 pm MT | 2:00 pm CT | 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: Catherine O'Reilly (Illinois State University) and Tom Meixner (University of Arizona)
This webinar is part of a series supporting teaching with InTeGrate principles, using InTeGrate-developed and curated materials as tools.
Resources, including presentation slides and the Screencast recording after the webinar
At the end of this webinar, participants will have:
- greater familiarity with the EDDIE project and the teaching modules;
- examples for using large, authentic datasets to build students' skills and increase their scientific understanding;
- strategies for increasing students' institutional trust by using data-driven inquiry and exploration;
- new colleagues engaged in this work.
Time - 12:00 pm PT | 1:00 pm MT | 2:00 pm CT | 3:00 pm ET
Duration - 1 hour
Format - Online web presentation via Adobe Connect web conference software with questions and discussion.
Go to the webinar technology page for information on using Adobe Connect.
Detailed instructions for joining the webinar will be emailed to registered participants one day prior to the webinar.
Registration is closed.
Preparation - There is no advance preparation required for this webinar.
Please email Rory McFadden (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about this event.
Catherine O'Reilly, Department of Geography-Geology, Illinois State University
Tom Meixner, Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona
EDDIE webinar (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 4MB Mar31 17)
1) Welcome and introductory remarks - Rory McFadden, SERC staff
2) Overview of EDDIE Project – Catherine O'Reilly
- Overview of why the EDDIE project created teaching modules
- Discussion of courses and disciplines that have used the teaching modules
- Flexibility of the teaching modules
- Formal assessment of the EDDIE teaching modules
3) Structure of teaching modules and examples – Tom Meixner
- Description of the how the modules are structured
- Examples of exercises from a selection of the teaching modules
4) Reflections by participants
- Prompt: What challenges have you faced incorporating large datasets into your course?
The conveners will reflect on the chat and each provide a synthetic remark. The chat and final remarks can be discussed further on the EDDIE project website.
6) Opportunities for further interaction – Rory McFadden
7) Webinar Evaluation
- EDDIE Project
- Analysis of high-frequency and long-term data in undergraduate ecology classes improves quantitative literacy: Ecosphere, an ESA open access journal
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- Nutrient Loading module
- Climate Change module
- Stream Discharge module