Boise State University
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Relative vs. Numerical Dating and Geochronology with Beads part of Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
Students use relative dating principles to interpret the ages of rocks in a block diagram. They then "date" samples from these rocks to test their relative age hypotheses. Sample dating is done by ...
Introduction to Research Program Development part of Teach the Earth:Courses
The goal of this course is to help new graduate students get started in their research research program, and to help them develop skills that will lead to their success in graduate school and beyond. Activities in ...
Evolution of Western North America part of Process of Science:Courses
This course is designed to provide future geoscientists with a basic understanding of how geological processes have shaped the structure and evolution of the western North American continent. The study of the ...
Boise State University's Preparation of Undergraduates for Geoscience Careers part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce:Essays
Karen Viskupic, Boise State University The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University has approximately 150 undergraduate majors in two degree programs. The BS in geophysics is a small program with ...
Teaching About Time part of Rates and Time:Workshop 2012:Essays
Karen Viskupic, Geosciences Department, Boise State University I am a geologist at Boise State University working to develop a series of online activities about geochronology in partnership with workshop ...
Assessment in the Department of Geosciences, Boise State University part of Building Strong Departments:Workshops:Assessing Geoscience Programs:Participant Essays
Karen Viskupic, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University Since 2004, the Department of Geosciences at Boise State University has been assessing its undergraduate programs according to a formal plan that ...
Conference Presentations (9)
Report on Unlearning Racism in Geoscience from the NAGT Traveling Workshop Program Pod part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday:Poster Session III
In Spring 2021, twelve facilitators from the NAGT Traveling Workshop Program (TWP; https://nagt.org/nagt/profdev/twp) organized a discussion pod as part of the Unlearning Racism in Geoscience program (URGE; ...
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CACAO Change Model part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Change Theories:Change Theories Collection
The CACAO model focuses on four elements that are important to any change process: the Change, the Adopters, the Change Agents, and the Organization. Individuals working to enact change follow a process to identify the change, meet the needs of individual adopters in different stages of adoption, and enact changes within an organization.
Pacific Northwest Section, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division