College of Wooster
I am a Professor of Earth Sciences at the College of Wooster. I teach an introductory course on Natural Hazards and upper-level lab courses on Earth Materials, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, and Geochemistry. My geoscience research uses the geochemistry of lavas to enhance our understanding of volcanic systems, primarily in subaqueous, subglacial, and rift-dominated environments. My education research focuses on undergraduate research mentoring and broadening participation in the geosciences. Find out more about me at my website: https://drmeagenpollock.voices.wooster.edu/.
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Conference Presentations (2)
A Coordinated Experiential Learning Program to Broaden Participation by Enhancing Self-Efficacy, geoSTEM Identity, and Career Awareness part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday Oral Session B
To broaden participation in the geosciences, we developed a coordinated program of summer internships and experiential learning courses that implement evidence-based strategies for increasing students' ...
Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in an Experiential Learning Course to Enhance Self-Efficacy, geoSTEM Identity, and Career Awareness part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Oral Sessions:Oral Session II
In Spring 2021, we offered a hybrid experiential learning course that implemented evidence-based strategies for increasing students' self-efficacy, geoSTEM identity, and awareness of geoscience careers. ...
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Making Undergraduate Research a Key Part of Your Class or Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Afternoon Mini Workshops
Undergraduate research is an exciting way to introduce students to the scientific method and to engage them in critical thinking and problem solving skills. Research can also increase relevance of the topics at ...
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