University of Texas at El Paso
Intro to InTeGrate part of Integrate
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Comparing Human Population Trends part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
This activity uses demographic information from the United Nations publication "World Population Prospects" to explore the differences in population trends for the United States to Uganda including ...
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Observing the Rio Grande Ecosystem to Promote Systems Thinking part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
This series of activities uses the Rio Grande ecosystem to promote systems thinking. The concepts for the activities were developed during the Earth Educators' Rendezvous in 2015. Activities E1-E3 were ...
How Households in 4 Different U.S. States Use Energy part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
Students use energy information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration in 2009 (most recent household compilation) in a jigsaw activity. Each student examines usage in a particular state and then the group ...
Geology for Engineers/Engineering Geology part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Courses
This course emphasizes how geology is used by engineers so that they can coverse with geoscientists, read pertinent geoscience literature and identify geological problems in the field.
Sustaining an Undergraduate Research Program that Serves as a Bridge Between 2YC and 4YC part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Broadening Access to the Earth and Environmental Sciences:Essays
For the past ~4 years the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has been working with El Paso Community College (EPCC) to help ease the transition of underrepresented students in geoscience and environmental science between our institutions. One of most successful activities has been the establishment of cross-institutional research projects with EPCC students. Support for the projects originally came from WAESO (Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities) and later an NSF OEDG grant to EPCC, but continuation of the research program requires it to become self-sustaining. In the past year we have focused on a variety of research projects that can be conducted in agricultural fields located with ~300 m of the Mission del Valle campus of EPCC. The projects primarily focus on geochemistry, geophysics and sedimentology and how these factors affect agricultural crop yields.
The Challenge and Reward of Teaching Geological Engineering on the Border part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Essays
Diane Doser, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso Teaching geology to engineers is one of the most challenging and rewarding things I do each year. Each year a new class of ...
UT El Paso-El Paso Community College Activities part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
For the past ~3 years the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has been working with El Paso Community College (EPCC) to help ease the transition of geoscience and environmental science students between our institutions. We have initiated a number of activities to accomplish this including: articulation of degree programs, review of introductory course content, cross-institution research projects with EPCC students and co-sponsored student research symposiums...
Conference Presentations (9)
Wednesday A: Innovative Course Activities part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
Other Contributions (3)
Faculty Reflection: Diane Doser part of Integrate:Program Design:InTeGrate Program Models:UTEP:Faculty Reflections
University of Texas at El Paso Course(s): Introduction to Environmental Science; Geology for Engineers/Engineering Geology A Success Story in Programmatic Change My students enjoy using the InTeGrate materials and ...
University of Texas El Paso - Broadening Access to the Earth Sciences Across The El Paso Higher Education Community part of Integrate:Program Design:InTeGrate Program Models:UTEP
This collaboration between faculty at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP), El Paso Community College, and early college high schools in the El Paso area aimed to create a strong pathway for underrepresented ...
Facilitating Departmental, Programmatic, and Curricular Change through Traveling Workshops part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Transforming Institutions Conference:Program:Poster Presentations
Academic departments and programs in higher education face challenges in adapting to shifting institutional priorities, fluctuating budgets, evolving research landscapes, and changing employment prospects for ...