Red Rocks Community College
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Alternative Energy Research Project & Presentation part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Colorado’s Changing Energy Portfolio:Activities
This is a research project for an Environmental Geology class, in which each student selects or is assigned a type of alternative energy to investigate. The project culminates in a 10-15 minute class presentation ...
Current Events Presentation Activity for Introductory Geoscience Classes part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Activities
For this two-part assignment, students first locate two substantial current events articles on geology-related topics from mainstream newspaper or magazine. The instructor assesses the articles, making sure that basic criteria have been met, and assigns one article for the student to share with the class in an informal 3-5 minute presentation.
Sharing Colorado Energy Resources with RRCC Students: Action Plan part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Colorado’s Changing Energy Portfolio:Essays
Eleanor Camann, Geology, Red Rocks Community College After attending this workshop, I have 3 main goals. First, I will incorporate some of the data, examples, images, and websites shared in the presentations into ...
Working Toward a Statewide Transfer Agreement for Geology in Colorado part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
Preparing students for transfer to bachelor's degree programs in geology and related disciplines is one of my primary goals as discipline lead and the only full-time geology faculty member at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC). To that end, I have become heavily involved in curriculum development and revision at the state level in order to strengthen our courses, and have worked with faculty from other institutions to determine course requirements for an AS in Geology degree. I will focus on the latter efforts for this essay.
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Tracking the Degree and Career Progress of Former Two-Year College Geology Students part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
For two-year college faculty, there is no easy way to find out whether or not our students who say they want to pursue geology-related 4-year degrees and careers actually end up doing so. It is also difficult to ...