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Physical Geology (GEOL 121) part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
This introductory physical geology course meets the core curriculum (gen ed) requirement for a laboratory science. The lecture portion of the course meets for 3 hours weekly and the laboratory portion meets for 3 ...
Physical Geology (GEOL 121) at Towson University part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Essay Collection
Joel Moore, Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences, Towson University Towson University is a predominantly undergraduate, public institution with ~18,800 undergraduates (~35% growth from fall 2003 to fall 2013) and ...
Conference Presentations (3)
What spatial thinking skills are important in hydrogeology? part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday Oral Session A
Hydrogeologists integrate three-dimensional data from maps, wells, field sites, and models to understand subsurface movement of groundwater and pollutants. This work is highly spatial. While many students enter ...
Development of a Hydrogeology Concept Inventory part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday Poster Session
Concept inventories are fundamental in assessing and evaluating student knowledge and understanding across science disciplines. In the earth sciences, existing inventories measure student understanding of ...
Characteristics and motivations of majors in a geosciences program with a large proportion of transfer students part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
The US demand for STEM graduates is high, and job growth for geoscience graduates is projected to be ~50% higher than overall job growth. Through the NSF-funded grant entitled TU GEO Careers (Towson University ...