Heather Macdonald

Geology

College of William and Mary

Project Leader, Webinar Leader, Workshop Leader, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Project Leader

On the Cutting Edge part of Cutting Edge
The On the Cutting Edge Professional Development Program for Geoscience Faculty brings together workshops, websites, and research activities to support highest quality undergraduate geoscience education.

Website Content Contributions

Activities (4)

Geologic Puzzles: Morrison Formation part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples
Images of faulted strata, tilted turbidites, and beach rocks bring the field into the classroom, giving students practice in doing what geoscientists do. These images are examples of geologic puzzles. -

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Teaching Method Module (1)

Interactive Lectures part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures
Created by Heather Macdonald College of William and Mary and Rebecca Teed, SERC and updated by Gail Hoyt, University of Kentucky, Jennifer Imazeki, San Diego State University, Barbara Millis University of Texas, ...

Essays (2)

Preparing the College of William & Mary's Geology Students for Careers part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce:Essays
Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary The College of William & Mary is a public university with a strong undergraduate liberal arts tradition. Geology majors select one of two tracks: general geology ...

2YC Faculty Resources in the Geosciences part of Supporting Community College Faculty Across the Disciplines:Fall 2012 Workshop:Essays
Heather Macdonald, , College of William and Mary Download this essay (Acrobat (PDF) 25kB Oct3 12) 1. What are the two things that your disciplinary professional organization or discipline-based NSF-funded project ...

Conference Presentations (8)

A Program Model for Engaging a Community: Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-year Colleges part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-year Colleges (SAGE 2YC) is a multi-year national professional development program for geoscience faculty in two-year colleges (2YCs) that enabled broad and ...

Other Contributions (16)

Research on Institutional Change and Professional Development part of NAGT:Geoscience Education Research:Community Framework for GER:Institutional Change and Professional Development
Download a pdf of this chapterKelsey Bitting, Northeastern University; Leilani Arthurs, University of Colorado at Boulder; LeeAnna Chapman, University of San Diego; Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary; ...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Eastern Section, Geo2YC: The Two-Year College Division, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division

Workshop Leader (55 workshops)

GeoEd Research workshop
July 2016
SAGE 2YC June 2016 CA and Administrators Workshop
June 2016
SAGE 2YC March 2016 CA Workshop
March 2016

Workshop Participant (8 workshops)

Webinar Leader (9 webinars)

Webinar Participant (4 webinars)