Rory McFadden

Science Education Resource Center (SERC)

Gustavus Adolphus College

I am an assistant professor at Gustavus Adolphus College interested in structural geology, tectonics, and geoscience education.

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Assesing the angle of subduction using GeoMapApp part of Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
This activity has students determine the angle of subduction using GeoMapApp. Students use datasets available within GeoMapApp to examine the influence of the age of oceanic lithosphere and convergence rate on the ...

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Reading and responding to geological journal articles part of Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
This a semester long activity for students in a plate tectonics course will be read one (or two) geological journal articles every other week on the major topics covered in the course. Students will submit reading ...

Course (1)

Plate Tectonics part of Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Courses
A systematic treatment of the geology and geophysics of plate tectonics, based on present knowledge of the structure and physical properties of the Earth's interior. Included are present kinematics of plate ...

Conference Presentations (5)

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 Contribution (1)

Thursday A: Professional Development: Faculty, graduate students and teachers part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday A
Thursday A: Professional Development: Faculty, graduate students and teachers Your Account ...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (10 workshops)

Webinar Participant