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 (10)
Assessing How Inclusive Geoscience Job Advertisements Are to Persons with Disabilities part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Poster Sessions:Monday Poster Session
The geoscience community has been making efforts to promote diversity, but individuals with physical disabilities are still largely underrepresented. Many geoscience workforce positions include a field component ...
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Teaching your upper-level course online: A Community Collaboration to build robust online Geoscience courses part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Morning Workshops:Teaching Online
Are you worried about teaching your upper-level course in one of the "alternate" formats required by the COVID-19 pandemic? Or perhaps you already did so and know what worked pretty well and what needs ...
Pacific Northwest Section, Geo2YC: The Two-Year College Division, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division
July 2022 Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2017 Attendees
July 2017 Earth Educators Rendezvous 2015
July 2015 NAGT Webinar Series Interest
NAGT Teaching Graduate Students
Earth Educators' Rendezvous Interest Group
GETSI Interest Group
Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2016
CE Embedded Assessment
CE National Geoscience Teaching Practices Survey Research Team
NAGT Past Presidents
TIDeS Materials Development
Compass Community Discovery Advisors
TIDeS Earth Science
Teach the Earth
July 2020Cutting Edge 2013 Assessment Journal Club
EER 2022 Creating a Graduate Program that Fosters the Success of All Students
Workshop Participant (46 workshops)
July 2021 EER 2020 Science Communication
July 2020 Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2019 Attendees