Karen Viskupic


Boise State University

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

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 ...

Course (1)

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 ...

Essays (3)

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 (6)

Development of Workforce Skills in Geoscience Courses for Majors part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
We used responses from the 2016 administration of the National Survey of Geoscience Faculty (NSGF) to investigate the extent to which courses in geoscience majors help students develop workforce skills. Respondents ...

Other Contributions (6)

Undergraduate Geoscience Programs at Boise State University part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce:Programs
Information for this profile was provided by Karen Viskupic, Geosciences, Boise State University. Information is also available on the program website. Students in this program are pursuing a bachelors degree. ...


Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Pacific Northwest Section, Geoscience Education Research Division

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (22 workshops)

Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2019 Attendees
July 2019
ITG 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshop
April 2019
Introduction to Course Design using InTeGrate Materials
July 2018

Webinar Participant