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My Special Place part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Students pick a place of significance to them (their Special Place) for analysis in this semester-long project. (A model is provided by the instructor using a place the students are not likely to have visited.)
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Gulf Anoxia Course Project part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
In this activity students work in groups to investigate the problem of Gulf of Mexico hypoxia before developing mitigation strategies based on local contriubtions to the problem. The students present their ideas in a public meeting debate format from which a solution must be selected by the entire class.
Our Geologic Environment part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This course is a general education lab science course taken by non-science majors to fulfill a lab science and man and environment general education distribution requirements. The course is based on the content ...
Grand Isle Project - Model for 2 YC Research part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
Over the past few years my research agenda has been challenged by the hurdles facing most faculty in non-tenure track appointments; high teaching loads involving mostly lower division non-major students, lack of access to research equipment, job instability and appointment in departments that devalue teaching and those who teach general education populations by favoring research-oriented upper division faculty with policies that restrict permission to submit grant proposals to tenure track faculty...
Conference Presentations (4)
The Special Place Project: A Mechanism for Creating a Place-Based Geoscience Course for use with High School and Undergraduate Populations part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Place-based approaches for attracting students to the geosciences and preparing them for careers involving the Earth have gained attention as a means for involving underserved populations such as Native Americans ...
Earthed2YC: NASA-NAGT Earth Community Initiative for Two-Year College Faculty part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Two-year colleges educate more diverse and first-generation college students than any other sector in higher education and provide foundational STEM coursework for the majority of our Nation's pre-service ...
Student-Developed Virtual Field Trips part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Five faculty-mentored student-developed virtual field trips (VFTs) are planned during 2016-2017 in Colorado where geology and meteorology significantly affect weather and climate. The first of these presentations ...
Empowering the Student Voice in Place-Based Geoscience Education: From Field Trips to Case Studies part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Geoscience education research strongly supports the use of place-based approaches to effectively teach Earth science content, particularly when working with general education students and members of underserved ...
Other Contributions (3)
What Do I See Images - Crucial Tool to Place-Based Case Studies part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Morning Workshops:GER:Idea Papers
Sadredin Moosavi, Rochester Community and Technical College My interest in geoscience education research arose out of the practical desire to help guide my students' study of the environment by helping them ...
Earth System Science at Rochester Community Technical College part of Math You Need:Implementations
This page is designed to provide a guide to a planned implementation of The Math You Need, When You Need It. It will change as the implementation proceeds at this institution. Please check back regularly for ...
Sadredin Moosavi part of Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Workshop 08:Participant Profiles
Sadredin Moosavi Earth & Environmental Sciences Tulane University 6823 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70118 504.862.3168 504.865.5199(fax) mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org As a graduate student at the University ...