Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
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Water: Science and Society part of Water Science and Society
Water: Science and Society is a 10-module (12-week) general education course focused on the interrelationships between water and human activities from a science and policy standpoint. The course blends key readings ...
Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society part of Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society
This blended and online course will provide students with a global perspective of coastal landscapes, the processes responsible for their formation, diversity, and change over time, as well as societal responses to ...
Development of an Online Certificate Program that Bridges Geoseciences and Sustainability part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Programs that Bring Together Geoscience and Sustainability:Essays
Timothy Bralower, Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Online education is becoming an increasingly important component of the long-term strategy of institutions of higher education around the ...
Conference Presentations (3)
Teaching Sustainability through Blended and Online Learning part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The blended and online arm of the InTeGrate STEP center is in the process of developing five courses, Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society, Water Science and Society, Climate, Energy, and Our Future, the Future ...
A unique collaborative online blended teaching delivery brings cutting edge climate change science from a large research university (Penn State) to a historically black colleges and university (Fort Valley State). part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Understanding the science of climate change is of utmost importance for the next generation of students to be competitive in the global job market as they most likely have to deal with sudden and perhaps severe ...
New Sustainability Programs and Their Impact at a Large Public State University part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Thursday
The Pennsylvania State University comprises 24 campuses across the state. Students who are admitted to any campus are automatically admitted to the University Park Campus once they meet the entrance requirements ...
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Tim Bralower and Brent Yarnal: Using Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society at Pennsylvania State University — Main Campus part of Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society
This course provides a global perspective of coastal landscapes, the processes responsible for their formation, diversity, and change through time, as well as societal responses to changes in the coastal zones of the planet. Active learning elements include analyzing real data sets and applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to real-world coastal issues that affect human populations. Students must complete a capstone project in which they consider a real-world coastal issue from a list of approved cities.
What Are the Core Competencies and Skills for Earth Science Students? part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Panel Discussions
Prior to redesigning the entire undergraduate geology curriculum at Lake Superior State University we conducted a national survey of all undergraduate geoscience programs through the American Geosciences Institute. ...
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