Perry Samson

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Henry Ford Community College

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (5)

What Do You Know Now? part of Metacognition:Activities
An opportunity to offer metacognitive teaching arises from the simple question "what do you know now that you didn't before (whatever)"? This simple question can be asked after a reading, a lecture, a lab or other unit of student activity. The thrust is to force the student to consider what they've been exposed to and reflect on what they've learned. Did the activity change their opinion? Did this activity help them identify an analogy?

Course (1)

Extreme Weather part of Online Teaching:Online Courses
This course provides an introduction to the physics of extreme weather events. We examine solar eruptions, ice ages, climate change, monsoons, El NiƱo, hurricanes, floods, droughts, heat waves, thunderstorms, ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Forecasting Exam Scores Based on How Students Participate in Introductory Geoscience Courses part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
This presentation reports on research being conducted at the University of Michigan on 1) how student participation is related to student grades and 2) how students participate as a function of their incoming GPA. ...