Deanna van Dijk
Department of Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies
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Building Content Knowledge in a Student Research Team part of Undergraduate Research:2014 Workshop:Activities
At the beginning of a course-based research project, each student in a research team is asked to read primary literature related to the team investigation. A mix of provided readings and readings found by the ...
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Attracting Students to the Geosciences with a First-Semester Dune Research Experience part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Broadening Access to the Earth and Environmental Sciences:Essays
Deanna van Dijk, Department of Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Calvin College × For the past three years, the First-Year Research in Earth Sciences (FYRES): Dunes project has been inviting ...
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Geology, Calvin College, Calvin College part of Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Curriculum Profiles
Information for this profile was provided by Deanna van Dijk, Calvin College. Information is also available on the program website. Students in this program are pursuing a bachelors degree. Program Design & ...
Supporting Minority Students at Calvin College part of Integrate:Program Design:Increase Diversity:Supporting Minority Students
Calvin College is a comprehensive liberal arts college in the Reformed tradition of historic Christianity. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the college has 4000+ undergraduate students from Michigan (52%) and other states and countries (48%). 10% of the student population are international students and 13% are AHANA (African-, Hispanic-, Asian-, and Native- American) students. Roughly 55% of the students are female. The Department of Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies (GEO Department) offers 8 different majors including education and group majors. Environmental studies, geology, and geography majors are the most popular majors, enrolling 81 students in Fall 2013. The number of student majors has quadrupled since 2009, indicating a growing interest in the geoscience majors. Faculty numbers have remained the same through that time period; in 2013 there are six male and one female faculty with disciplinary expertise and active scholarship programs.