Barbara Bruno

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST)

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Conference Presentations (6)

Thinking Big: A School-Wide Course Transformation at the University of Hawai'i's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
We aim to fundamentally transform undergraduate geoscience instruction at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa (UHM) School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) based on the Science Education ...

THE POWER OF PLACE IN HAWAI'I: EMBRACING PLACE-BASED GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday A
Drawing on the importance of place is a powerful tool in geoscience education. However, it raises the question: Can faculty who are not from 'here' effectively develop and implement place-based ...

A Diverse Cohort of Undergraduate Students to Address Hawaii's Water Challenges part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
How much water is there in Hawai'i? How long will this limited resource last given current pumping scenarios? How can traditional Hawaiian water use practices inform modern water management decisions? These ...

COPUS findings may help explain low diversity in geoscience majors part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
STEM education research strongly indicates that students learn more and have lower failure rates in active learning classrooms when compared to traditional lecture-only classrooms. This is even more pronounced for ...

Collaborative testing in undergraduate oceanography and geology classes part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
As part of a school-wide course transformation project at the University of Hawaii to improve student learning and retention, multiple geology and oceanography instructors are introducing two-stage exams (Gilley ...

An Inexpensive, Faculty-led School-Wide Undergraduate Course Transformation part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
Efforts to fundamentally transform undergraduate geoscience instruction at a school-wide level are generally institutionally driven and supported. For example, the Carl Weiman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI), ...

Other Contributions (3)

Student Learning & Program Design part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
Student Learning & Program Design Your Account Earth Educators' ...

Transforming Courses, Curricula, and Programs part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Poster Sessions
See Related Oral Session w/ discussion @ 2:30pm, Tues

Transforming Courses, Curricula, and Programs part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Oral Sessions
See Related Poster Session