University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Igneous petrology
- History of geology
- Teaching methods for geoscience
- Online education
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Igneous Rocks and Triangle Diagrams part of Introductory Courses:Activities
This activity takes place in a laboratory setting and requires ~1.5-2 hours to complete. Students observe igneous rock compositions and plot them on triangle diagrams, normalize rock compositions using a ...
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Conference Presentations (2)
Poster Project Final: Student Perceptions and Performance part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Tuesday
This poster summarizes the results of nine terms of teaching an introductory physical geology course with a poster project that replaces the final exam. The course is intended for students who are not planning to ...
A Lecture Tutorial on the Mahomet Aquifer in central Illinois part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday B
The objectives of this activity are to make lecture more interactive, introduce methods used in lab, and increase lecture attendance. The activity is presented in the context of a lecture on groundwater which ...