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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Central Section, Geo2YC: The Two-Year College Division, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division