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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
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 ...

"Into Matlab" - A series of video lectures accompanying "From Zero to Matlab in ..."
Frederik J 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 ...

Teaching Quantum Mechanics with MATLAB
Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks
Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks - updated February 2021 by Temo Vekua, MathWorks Please refer to the files attached to this SERC submission, which includes formulae and images that could not be included in this text ...

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 ...

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 ...

Introducing Numerical Modeling to Undergraduate Geology Majors
Gregory Hancock, College of William and Mary
Greg Hancock, Geology, College of William and Mary Although numerical modeling has become a significant tool in the Earth sciences, geology majors are generally not exposed to the process of model construction and ...

Computing for 3rd year Geoscience Undergraduates
Dylan Mikesell, Boise State University
Dylan Mikesell, Geosciences, Boise State University My experience teaching computation is limited (I just started my second year as an Assistant Professor), but I use computing in all of my research. I strongly ...

Inquiry Based Pedagogy for Computational Surfaces in Geoscience
Risa Madoff, University of North Dakota-Main Campus
Risa Madoff, Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota-Main Campus Several occurrences have awoken me to the kinds of barriers to teaching computational thinking as well as to the needs that ...

The dynamical nature of Nature
Sean Bartz, Indiana State University
Sean Bartz, Physics, Macalester College There are a variety of very strong arguments for teaching computation as part of the undergraduate physics curriculum. Students are likely to need computation in any future ...