Natural Sciences Department, Physical Sciences
Wake Technical Community College
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Groundwater Engineering part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Courses
Groundwater Engineering is a lecture-based course designed to provide graduate students with both the background information and quantitative tools they will need to work in the water management and environmental consulting fields or to conduct related research.
Activities That Support Student Success in Traditional and Online Introductory Geoscience Courses at Wake Tech part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Supporting Student Success in Geoscience at Two-year Colleges:Essays
I teach two introductory geoscience courses at Wake Tech, GEL 120: Physical Geology and GEL 230: Environmental Geology. I teach both courses in traditional, seated environments as well as online. All of our introductory geoscience courses (including the online sections) require both lecture and laboratory sessions and are 4 credit hour courses.
Uncertainty and Risk: Bringing the Geosciences into the Civil Engineering Classroom part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Essays
Gretchen Miller, Civil Engineering, Texas A & M University I suspect that certain concepts in my groundwater course irritate my students. That a rock labeled "sandstone" could have a hydraulic ...
Collaboration Between Wake Tech and NC State to Increase the Number and Diversity of Geoscience Students part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
I have been successful in recruiting several students into geoscience majors in recent years simply through enthusiastic teaching and identifying students who are asking the right kinds of questions. I keep an email list of interested students, and forward any relevant information regarding educational opportunities...
Conference Presentation (1)
Research Opportunities for 2YC Geoscience Students Through a Partnership with a 4YC part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech) is the largest two-year college in North Carolina and has a highly diverse student body. Most of the ~700 students who take our geology courses each semester are ...
Other Contributions (2)
Inclusion in the Geosciences-Instructional Approaches to Access and Accommodation part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Afternoon Mini Workshops
A professional development opportunity for current and future K- Higher Education geoscience faculty on behalf of the International Association for Geoscience Diversity (http://www.theIAGD.org). Need strategies and ...
GEL 120: Physical Geology at Wake Technical Community College part of Math You Need:Implementations
Implementor(s): Gretchen Miller Enrollment: 105 (1 online section of 25 and 4 seated lecture/lab sections of 20 in Fall 2011) Anticipated Start Date: August 17, 2011 (Semester) Challenges to using math in ...
Southeastern Section, Geo2YC: The Two-Year College Division