Geology and Environmental Science
James Madison University
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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.
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 ...
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)
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 ...
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 ...
Monday A: Teaching with Societally-relevant Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday A
Other Contributions (5)
Lithologic/Memoir Rubric for Field Activities part of Geoscience in the Field:Assessment Tools
This is a scoring rubric that has been used over the last two years in the JMU field course. It specifically targets student performance in knowledge, skills, and dispositions as expressed in their written ...
Eastern Section, Teacher Education Division