David Steer

Geology, Geosciences

University of Akron Main Campus

Project Leader, Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Project Leader

Intro to InTeGrate part of Integrate
Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future: Materials for Faculty and Instructors Classroom Tested, Peer Reviewed and Designed to Fit into Your Course Explore the Teaching Materials ยป Support Sustainability ...

Website Content Contributions

Activities (6)

Relative Time Application and Synthesis Exercise part of Introductory Courses:Activities
This classroom activity is a formative assessment that explores the degree to which students can apply relative time principles and synthesize that information with concepts related to the rock cycle.

Course (1)

Earth Science part of Introductory Courses:Courses
This course uses an assessment-based approach for teaching earth science to non-majors in 160-student sections. Concepts are covered using short lectures (5-10 minutes) punctuated by formative group work throughout ...

Conference Presentations (2)

A Curricular Audit Process for Faculty Developers of Student-Centered Curricula that Meld Geoscience and Societal Issues part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
We designed and refined a curriculum auditing methodology to support faculty authors preparing materials for the Interdisciplinary Teaching of Geoscience for a Sustainable Future (InTeGrate) project. Authors with ...

Assessing validity of the Geoscience Literacy Exam (GLE) part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The Geoscience Literacy Exam (GLE) consists of 52 multiple choice and 30 essay questions that align with the content presented in four literacy documents: Earth, Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate. For each literacy ...