Barbra Sobhani

13300 W. 6th Ave, Science

Red Rocks Community College

I have taught physics, geology and astronomy at Red Rocks Community College for over 15 years. I have focused on curriculum and program development, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary study. I have led interdisciplinary study abroad courses and regional field courses. I am currently the developer and Director of the Trefny Honors Program. A community college, STEM Honors program focused on the Wicked Problem of the Future of Water. Visit our webpage at http://www.rrcc.edu/honors.

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Conference Presentations (6)

Broadening Student Exposure to Sustainability: New Course Development part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
At Red Rocks Community College, our science department has made an interdisciplinary effort to incorporate sustainability into non-major science classes through curriculum development. New labs and activities that ...

Experiential learning in Costa Rica: A Tale of Two Honors Programs part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
Providing experiential learning opportunities for Honors students is an essential part of programming and can be an excellent tool to strengthen partnerships between two and four year transfer institutions. Trefny ...

Creating Inclusive and Engaging Science Classrooms: Faculty Development is Key part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday B
Community college science departments have a unique opportunity to approach faculty development in an interdisciplinary manner. A challenge to moving the department forward as whole is the number of foundational ...

Science Expo: Encouraging student research and experiential learning across the science department part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday B
Undergraduate research is an excellent way to engage STEM students and increase retention. With a wide range of student diversity, community colleges are an important part of the STEM pipeline. Historically, it ...

Developing Leaders in STEM: Community College STEM Honors Program part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
In an effort to further develop our college's STEM opportunities and support diverse student populations in STEM, Red Rocks Community College committed to developing a comprehensive STEM Honors Program. The ...

Energy and Climate focus: Science department transformation part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Thursday
At Red Rocks Community College, our science department has made an interdisciplinary effort to incorporate climate, energy and sustainability into non-major science classes through curriculum and program ...

Other Contributions (2)

Sustainability and the Environment part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Poster Sessions
See Related Oral Session w/ discussion @ 3:30pm, Friday

Sustainability and the Environment part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Oral Sessions
See Related Poster Session

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Workshop Participant (11 workshops)

Webinar Participant (10 webinars)