Ellen Metzger


San Jose State University

Workshop Participant, 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 (3)

An Education in Sustainability: Perspectives from a Geologist-Philosopher Collaboration part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Earth system science, with its integrative investigations of our planet's complexly interacting components, must play a pivotal role in addressing pervasive and accelerating challenges to sustainability. The ...

Integrating Sustainability Into Teacher Education: Examples from San Jose State University part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Today's students face multiple, accelerating, and intertwined "Grand Challenges" to sustainability including climate destabilization, resource depletion, and biodiversity loss, underscoring the need ...

Sustainability Ethics in the Geoscience Classroom: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
Because challenges to sustainability arise at the intersection of intertwined and evolving biophysical and sociopolitical systems, addressing complex and solution-resistant ("wicked") problems such as ...

Other Contributions (4)

Non-Academic Career Options part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Afternoon Workshops
Interested in exploring non-academic geoscience careers? Come and meet geoscientists from a variety of career fields, engage in a panel discussion, and learn tips and techniques for resume writing and interviews ...


Workshop Participant (15 workshops)

Webinar Participant (19 webinars)