Jackie Caplan-Auerbach

Geology

Western Washington University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (4)

Signal processing and earthquake triggering part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Teaching Activities
In this exercise, written for an undergraduate seismology class, students use MATLAB to analyze waveforms from the 2004 Sumatra M9.0 earthquake, as they were recorded on three seismic stations in Alaska. Two of ...

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Course (1)

Introduction to Geophysics part of Course Design:Goals Database
This course presents a broad overview of geophysical topics and techniques, including magnetism, heat flow, gravity and both active and passive source seismology. An underlying theme for the course is the ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Equation Journaling part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Thursday A
Many students perceive equations as simply collections of variables, and when solving problems may choose an equation because it has the right variables rather than because it represents the right process. Helping ...

Other Contribution (1)

Teaching and Developing Quantitative Literacy in the Geosciences part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Afternoon Mini Workshops
Geology is perceived by many students as a qualitative science, and thus is attractive to students who love science but are afraid of math. As a result, many students of geology are either intimidated by, or ...