Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
Website Content Contributions
Mineral Selfie part of Introductory Courses:Activities
Students identify minerals used in their everyday lives by taking a 'selfie' with the product and then sharing their photo with their fellow students on a class blog.
Conference Presentations (2)
Improving Geoscience Career Awareness for Urban Undergraduates part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
As the demand for talented geoscientists continues to grow, there is a pressing need to attract talented young scientists from all ethnic, cultural, and racial backgrounds. Urban centers can potentially serve as a ...
Learning So Fast You'll Freak: The Effect of Immersion on Online Learning Success part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Friday B
We investigate the impact of a compressed, immersive teaching format on student learning in online courses based on a validated measure of learning outcomes. This study focuses on larger enrollment (50+) ...
Other Contributions (3)
Metamorphosis: Transitioning into GER part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Morning Workshops:GER:Idea Papers
Stefany Sit, University of Illinois Chicago I began my academic career unaware of Geoscience Education Research. In graduate school I trained to be a seismologist, scanning large amounts of data to study ...
How to Increase Diversity in Geoscience Programs part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Panel Discussions
Of all the STEM disciplines, the geosciences ranks among the lowest in ethnic and racial diversity. As the demand for well-qualified geoscientists increases, it is essential for our community to broaden ...
University of Illinois at Chicago - Engaging Urban Students through Geoscience Career Development in the Classroom part of Integrate:Program Design:InTeGrate Program Models:University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago program is centered on engaging urban students by incorporating career development into an overall more urban-relevant curriculum in the Department of Earth and Environmental ...
Central Section, Geo2YC: The Two-Year College Division, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division
July 2017 Earth Educators' Rendezvous Interest Group
ITG Working with Diverse Students Interest Group
Working with Diverse Students Interest Group
Humans' Dependence on Earth's Mineral Resources Interest Group
Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2016
Compass Community Discovery Advisors
Teach the Earth
NAGT Webinar Series Interest
Workshop Participant (11 workshops)
August 2022 Geoscience Education Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative
July 2017 Connecting Science to Issues of Sustainability and Environmental Justice
September 2019Supporting All Students Through Active Learning