Bruce Herbert

Geology & Geophysics

Texas A & M University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Watershed Management part of Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
In this project, I ask students to use analogous reasoning to support the development of an accurate and rich conceptual model about a specific environmental issue using evidence collected from two watershed ...

Course (1)

Principles of Environmental Geology part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course explores the nature, dynamics and human interactions with near-surface geologic environments including aquifers, watersheds, coastlines and wetlands. We will also explore how specific techniques, ...

Essay (1)

Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems part of Complex Systems:Workshop 2010:Participant Essays
Bruce E. Herbert, Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University Understanding near-surface earth systems is central to the development of solutions to important environmental issues arising from the growth of ...

Conference Presentations (4)

Model Based Reasoning by Introductory Students When Analyzing Earth Systems and Societal Challenges part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Understanding how students use their conceptual models to reason about societal challenges involving societal issues such as natural hazard risk assessment, environmental policy and management, and energy ...

Conceptual Frameworks of Earth Systems: A Synthesis of Literature Addressing Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
The importance of an earth systems approach to education has been well documented for K-12 science education, geoscience literacy, and geoscience workforce expertise. Inherent in this approach is the idea of ...

Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems, Part II: Student Engagement in Problem Solving & Decision Making About Environmental Issues part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
Engaging students in authentic problem solving concerning environmental issues in near surface complex earth systems involves both developing student conceptualization of the earth as a system and applying that ...

Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems, Part I: Conceptual Frameworks of Earth Systems and Instructional Design part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Tuesday
Engaging students in authentic problem solving concerning environmental issues in near surface complex earth systems involves both developing student conceptualization of the earth as a system and applying that ...