Eric Pyle

Geology and Environmental Science

James Madison University

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (4)

Web-o-Cycles part of Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
This is a classroom activity intended as an introductory exercise in a capstone experience involving complex Earth systems.

Course (1)

James Madison University - History and Philosophy of the Geosciences part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
As an introductory experience in the Bachelor of Arts in Earth Science, students will be inculcated in the philosophy of geosciences as an interdisciplinary medium for extending classical science viewpoints to ...

Essays (4)

All Shall Be Judged Politically: Seeking Consensus for a Sustainability-Literate Dialogue part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Earth Education for Sustainable Societies:Essays
Eric Pyle, James Madison University One of the most critical educational needs that I perceive is the development of consensus on the what the term "sustainability" actually means. For some, it is a ...

Conference Presentations (3)

Monday A: Teaching with Societally-relevant Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday A

Connecting Controversy and Complexity part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The authors share interest and experience in programming for both teaching about complex adaptive systems (CASs) and about controversial issues. Controversial issues are a subset of complex issues, as these issues ...

Press-Kits as an Approach to Presenting Controversial Issues in the Geosciences part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday A
Communicating scientific information to nonscientific audiences requires presenting accurate information in multiple ways. It is critical in reaching a broad audience, however, that the information be presented as ...

Other Contributions (4)

Research on Students' Conceptual Understanding of Geology/Solid Earth Science Content part of NAGT:Geoscience Education Research:Community Framework for GER:Conceptual Understanding - Solid Earth
Download a pdf of this chapterEric J. Pyle, James Madison University; Andy Darling, Colorado State University; Zo Kreager, Northern Illinois University; and Susan Howes Conrad, Dutchess Community College ...


Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Eastern Section, Teacher Education Division

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (13 workshops)

Webinar Participant