Steve Whitmeyer

Geology and Environmental Science

James Madison University

Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (9)

Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Orogen Traverse – Field Trip 4 part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
The Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Orogen Traverse is a series of 4 virtual field trips that cross the Blue Ridge and Valley and Ridge geologic provinces in northwestern Virginia and northeastern West Virginia. This ...

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Essay (1)

Modern Approaches to Digital Technologies for Geologic Fieldwork part of GET Spatial Learning:Blog
Over the past two centuries, from William Smith's field investigation in England and Wales during the early 19th century to the end of the 20th century, the basic methodologies of field mapping and data ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Technology for Teaching Geoscience Onsite and Online part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Geoscientists face challenges when it comes to teaching with technology. Although our discipline is highly visual, it is also very physical and tactile. We traditionally map geological contacts on foot, record ...

Interactive, Web-Based Geoscience Education Resources part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
The geosciences are highly visual, and benefit greatly from computer visualizations, but also stress hands-on and tactile student experiences. Digital methodologies are recent additions to a toolkit of skills ...

Other Contributions (3)

From the Emerald Isle to the Red Planet: How to Make your Virtual Field Trip out of this World part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Morning Workshops:From the Emerald Isle to the Red Planet: How to make your virtual field trip out of this world
Many high-impact, field-focused geoscience learning experiences have gone virtual to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the continuity of this important aspect of students' preparation. ...

Developing Geocompetencies part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Developing Geocompetencies Skip to Main ContentSkip to Navigation Your Account Earth ...

Field Camp for a Technological World part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Panel Discussions
Incorporating cutting edge technologies in field camps and course experiences is highly rewarding for students and often very challenging for instructors. Geodetic tools such as GPS, terrestrial laser scanning, ...