Currently Josh Halpern is a core member of the LibreTexts [libretexts.org] project , a source of geoscience OER [geo.libretexts.org] as well as a platform that can be used to create and disseminate geoscience education material under Creative Commons license. He retired from Howard University in 2017 after many years of teaching chemistry as well as doing chemical physics research often of relevance to planetary atmospheres. Josh was the founding director of the DC Space Grant Consortium, directed faculty fellowship programs at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center for many years, and lead research and training partnerships involving diverse institutions.
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LibreTexts: A Community Platform for Adopting and Creating Geoscience OER part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
LibreTexts is a growing community of faculty at over 100 institutions ranging from research centered to community colleges developing teaching materials across the curriculum including the geosciences. LibreTexts ...
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Building Online Geoscience Textbooks part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Roundtable Discussions
A discussion about building and using online geoscience textbooks, how to get involved, who can help and how students react.