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The impact of computation in the classroom on independent research experiences.
Michele McColgan, Siena College
Michele McColgan, Physics and Astronomy, Siena College As more students are considering entering the STEM field, they are entering STEM classes with a broad range of preparation. Unfortunately, many students do ...

Lack of computation in introductory geoscience courses
Aida Farough, Kansas State University
Aida Farough, Manhattan, Kansas State University Many aspects of Geosciences are dependent on computational modeling, mantle dynamics on Earth and other planets, deep ocean hydrothermal circulation, and climate ...

Using and Learning Matlab in Geomorphology of Rivers: Experiences with Advanced Students and Research
Andrew Darling, Colorado State University
Andrew Darling, Geosciences, Colorado State University The situation in which I think about teaching computation in science classes parallels the teaching activity I have uploaded. As is often the case, relatively ...

Teaching Quantum Mechanics with MATLAB
Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks
Paul Kassebaum, , MathWorks Please refer to the files attached to this SERC submission, which includes formulae and images that could not be included in this text field.Downloadable version of this essayTeaching ...

"Into Matlab" - A series of video lectures accompanying "From Zero to Matlab in ..."
Frederik Simons, Princeton University
Frederik J Simons, Geosciences, Princeton University A while ago I started dreaming of producing a series of video lectures in the style of the YouTube sensations "MinutePhysics" (often about a minute ...

Baby-Steps Bring More Computation (or at least "math") into Biology and more Biology into Math
Anne Walter, Saint Olaf College
Anne Walter, , Saint Olaf College A number of us at St. Olaf have been saying for years that mathematical prowess and tools are needed for successful biological research and understanding and that conversely more ...

Beginning the Journey
Thomas Kelley, Northeastern University
Thomas Kelley, Physics, Northeastern University Having been a full faculty member at Northeastern University for just over a year, I have yet to implement many of my ideas about integrating computation into the ...

Using numerical models to experiment with earth and environmental systems
Phil Resor, Wesleyan University
Phillip G. Resor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University One of the challenges of earth and environmental sciences is that the physical and temporal scales of the systems often ...

Teaching and integrating computation in graduate research
Michael Cardiff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Michael Cardiff, Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison As a hydrogeologist, I consider myself one part geologist and one part engineer. Hydrogeologists – like other geologists – must have the practical ...

Helping students tinker with the black box
Benjamin Bratton, Princeton University
Benjamin Bratton, Molecular Biology, Princeton University The increasingly quantitative and interdisciplinary nature of biological research has led us to add a BioMath Bootcamp summer course for graduate students ...