Mary Beck

Valencia Community College

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Remote SEM Operation for in Class Observation and Identification of Mineral Specimens part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday A

Evaluating Sands using Remotely-Operated Scanning Electron Microscope part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday A
In this session, we will demonstrate how students can, in the classroom, use a remotely-accessed scanning electron microscope (SEM) and electron dispersion spectrometer (EDS) for course-based undergraduate ...

Course (1)

Introduction to Earth Science - Online part of Course Design:Goals Database
This is an online course using on online text with built in active learning exercises. Student work includes both individual and group assignments and projects and students are expected to participate in course ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Evaluating Sands in an Introductory Earth Science Class Using a Remotely-Operated Scanning Electron Microscope part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
In fall, 2017 and spring, 2018 earth science students at Valencia College in Orlando, FL used a remotely-accessed scanning electron microscope (SEM) and energy dispersive spectrometer (EDS) housed at the Florida ...

Using Research Instrumentation as a Teaching Tool in Geosciences Through Remote and On-site Operation part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
Remotely operated research instrumentation as a pedagogical tool in geosciences is the focus of this study. The goals of this intervention are to engage students in scientific inquiry and to further their ...

Other Contributions (2)

Research on Geoscience Students' Self-Regulated Learning, Metacognition, and Affect part of NAGT:Geoscience Education Research:Community Framework for GER:Self-Regulated Learning
Download a pdf of this chapterKaren S. McNeal, Auburn University; Kaatje Van der Hoeven Kraft, Whatcom Community College; Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College; Mary Beck, Valencia College, and Jason ...

Using NSF TUES 1 and TUES 2 to Develop and Disseminate Best Practices. part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Morning Workshops:GER:Idea Papers
Mary Beck, Valencia College I am a fulltime 2-year college faculty and a PhD student in geoscience education. As part of my early graduate experience, I participated in a TUES 1 grant that looked at integrating ...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Southeastern Section

Workshop Participant (14 workshops)