Anne Egger

Geological Sciences, Geology

Central Washington University

Anne Egger is a professor at Central Washington University, where she has a joint appointment in Geological Sciences and Science and Mathematics Education. Egger is a leader in the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT), having served in the presidential line 2015-18 and on several committees, including the professional development committee. In 2018, she became Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Geoscience Education, and in 2019 she became Executive Director. Much of her work in NAGT has focused on leading workshops for faculty and graduate students, including a series of workshops on teaching introductory courses. As an author, editor, and co-project director for Visionlearning (, Egger develops peer-reviewed readings for learning about science in a way that focuses on how we know what we know, the data that support our scientific explanations, and the people behind the science.

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Project Leader

TIDeS: Teaching with Investigation and Design in Science part of TIDeS
Teaching with Investigation and Design How we learn science influences how we teach science. If your only experience learning science is in a lecture hall, it can be hard for you to envision teaching science using ...

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 » Support Sustainability ...

Website Content Contributions

Course Modules (5)

Mapping the Environment with Sensory Perception part of Mapping the Environment with Sensory Perception
This module connects students' personal sensory experiences to environmental data collected and analyzed by geoscientists, cultural impacts documented by social scientists, and the communication of ...

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Activities (10)

Exploring the nature of geoscience using cartoon cards part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
In this activity, students work in groups to put a set of cartoon cards in order, much in the way that we might assemble a geologic history. The primary goal of the activity is to explore the nature of science in general and the nature of geoscience or historical science specifically, without requiring any content knowledge.

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Courses (4)

Teaching the Geology of the Pacific Northwest part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
This course is for Earth science teaching majors, general science teaching majors, and anyone who is interested in both the geology of the Pacific Northwest and how to teach. We explore broad themes in Earth ...

Essay (1)

Using research to teach the methods of geoscience part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Essays
Using Research to Teach the Methods of Geoscience Anne Egger, Geological Sciences and Science Education, Central Washington University For seven years, I taught at a highly selective, research-intensive ...

Conference Presentations (14)

Assessing How Inclusive Geoscience Job Advertisements Are to Persons with Disabilities part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Poster Sessions:Monday Poster Session
The geoscience community has been making efforts to promote diversity, but individuals with physical disabilities are still largely underrepresented. Many geoscience workforce positions include a field component ...

Other Contributions (16)

Teaching your upper-level course online: A Community Collaboration to build robust online Geoscience courses part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Morning Workshops:Teaching Online
Are you worried about teaching your upper-level course in one of the "alternate" formats required by the COVID-19 pandemic? Or perhaps you already did so and know what worked pretty well and what needs ...


Workshop Leader (12 workshops)

Workshop Participant (47 workshops)

Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2021
July 2021
Teaching Online Introductory Geoscience Labs
July 2020
Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2019 Attendees
July 2019

Webinar Leader (4 webinars)

Webinar Participant (7 webinars)