Ellen Metzger


San Jose State University

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Courses (2)

Science, Society, and Sustainability part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
The participation-intensive course is an elective for teachers pursuing an MA in Science Education and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students drawn from geology and other disciplines. Teaching strategies ...

San Jose State University: Earth Systems and the Environment part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
Earth Systems & Environment is a dual purpose course serving both pre-service teachers and the general student population. It is a broad, activities-based earth science content course similar to a traditional ...

Essays (2)

Crossing Disciplinary Borders for Sustainability Education part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Ellen Metzger, Geology and Science Education, San Jose State University My relatively recent interest in teaching about sustainability was catalyzed by an unexpected opportunity to reconnect with an old friend ...

Ellen Metzger part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Essays
Essays on Teacher Preparation by Workshop Participants San Jose State University San Jose, California Earth System Science Teacher Education at San Jose State University San Jose State University's Geology ...

Conference Presentations (4)

Using Case Studies to Investigate the Socioeconomic and Ethical Dimensions of Sustainability part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Poster Sessions:Posters
Challenges to sustainability arise from the interplay between interacting planetary and human systems and are inevitably embedded in social contexts. Addressing the complex, solution-resistant problems of ...

Other Contributions (4)

An interactive walk into the future of applied geosciences education part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Round Table Discussions
The pivotal role of the geosciences in addressing problems stemming from our interactions with the natural world is reflected in recent discussions of the future of geoscience education and how it could be a much ...


Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (19 workshops)

Webinar Participant (34 webinars)

A New Take on the Water Cycle
February 2023
Exploring models for engaging community college students in field research
January 2023
Using the Lens of the Crosscutting Concepts to Design Effective Earth Science Learning Experiences
September 2022