Cory Forbes

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Conference Presentations (11)

Wednesday A: Innovative Course Activities part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A

Students' socio-hydrological reasoning and water literacy in an undergraduate water course part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
In a world that is becoming increasingly globalized and resource-limited, it is essential to support students' development of sophisticated reasoning skills when dealing with complex Earth systems. To address ...

Sociohydrologic System Thinking: Student Operationalization, Evaluation, and Model PMC Analysis part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday B
One of the keys to science and environmental literacy is systems thinking. Learning how to think about the interactions between systems, the far-reaching effects of a system, and the dynamic nature of systems are ...

Model-Based Teaching and Learning about Earth's Climate: Two Secondary Teachers' Implementation of a Curriculum Unit part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday B
The Next Generation Science Standards (Next Generation Science Standards Lead States, 2013) and the Essential Principles for Climate Literacy (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2009) have helped ...

Promoting Student Understanding of the Earth's Climate through Model-based Learning in Secondary Geo-Science Classrooms part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
Learning about Earth's climate system and global climate change (GCC) is critical and has gained impetus with the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States, 2013). One approach ...

Building a National Collaborative for Food, Energy, and Water Education (NC-FEW): Insights from a National Conference part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
Institutions of higher education must take a leading role in preparing all global citizens for the food, energy, and water (FEW) challenges of today and tomorrow. The Food-Energy-Water Nexus concept has emerged as ...

Water in Society: Undergraduate Learning and Reasoning about Socio-hydrological Issues part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
Societies today face an array of global, water-related challenges with significant scientific dimensions and spanning the Food-Energy-Water-Nexus (FEW-Nexus). To prepare students to become tomorrow's global ...

National Survey of Geoscience Teaching Practices 2016: Current Trends in Geoscience Instruction of Scientific Modeling and Systems Thinking part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday A
Nationwide, there is a growing emphasis on effective undergraduate geoscience education. A central element of geoscience teaching and learning involves scientific modeling and systems thinking (SMST). While ...

Education in the Food-Energy-Water-Nexus: A Transdisciplinary Community part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
Institutions of higher education must take a leading role in preparing all global citizens for the food, energy, and water (FEW) challenges of today and tomorrow. The Food-Energy-Water Nexus concept has emerged as ...

Water in Society: Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Teaching and Learning about Water part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday A
Societies today face an array of water-related challenges within the Food-Energy-Water-Nexus (FEW-Nexus). To prepare students to become tomorrow's global citizens, postsecondary learning experiences must ...

Supporting K-12 Teachers' Instruction about Water using Scientific Modeling: A View Across Programs part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
Scientific modeling is a core practice used extensively in the geosciences to explain concepts, predict phenomena, and illustrate and represent interactions and relationships within complex Earth systems. One ...

Other Contributions (3)

Research on Teaching about Earth in the Context of Societal Problems part of NAGT:Geoscience Education Research:Community Framework for GER:Societal Problems
Download a of of this chapterRachel Teasdale, California State University-Chico; Hannah Scherer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ; Lauren Holder, Texas A & M University; Rebecca Boger, CUNY ...

Advancing Transdisciplinary Dialogue in Geoscience Education Research part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Morning Workshops:Advancing Transdisciplinary Dialogue in Geoscience Education Research
This workshop is intended to bring together educators and education researchers from a variety of professional communities to advance research around GER grand challenges associated with teaching about the Earth in ...

Nebraska Collaborative for Food, Energy, and Water Education (NC-FEW) part of Network of STEM Education Centers:Center Profiles
a systemic, statewide, partnership-driven effort to foster science literacy about food, energy, and water systems in youth and adults.