Kristen St. John
Geology and Environmental Science
James Madison University
Website Content Contributions
Learning About Marine Sediments Using Real Data part of Introductory Courses:Activities
This exercise set explores marine sediments using real core photos and composition data from the scientific ocean drilling programs DSDP, ODP, and IODP in an inquiry-based approach.
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Oceanography for Pre-Service Teachers part of Oceanography:Courses
The syllabus describes the goals, objectives, assignments, and schedule used in the James Madison University undergraduate oceanography course for pre-service teachers.
Conference Presentations (2)
Is There a Better Model for P&T Preparation and Evaluation of Geoscience Education Research in Geoscience Departments? part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Compared to traditional research in geology, research on teaching and learning in the geosciences is a relatively young field of study. Peer-review publication statistics and the increase in the number of graduate ...
Results of the 2021/2022 GER Needs Assessment Survey: A Snapshot of the Community part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday Poster Session
The geoscience education research (GER) community began to coalesce as its own independent field in the 2000s, after significant groundwork done by "border crossers" in prior decades (NRC, 2012). By 2014, ...
Other Contributions (8)
Marine Geology Using GEODE part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Morning Workshops:Marine Geology Using GEODE
Marine sediments and the geology of the ocean basins are important content topics in all oceanography courses. However these can be "dry" topics to teach, and may be difficult for students to appreciate. ...
Eastern Section, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division
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