Improving Student Success and Broadening Participation of Underrepresented Minorities in the Geosciences
February 2nd, 2018
Lone Star College - University Park
Registration Deadline: January 25, 2018
This workshop explores successful strategies for teaching geoscience to all students in the same classroom. What do you want students to know and be able to do after completing your course? We will discuss the 'enduring understandings' of geoscience that you may want your students to be able to use after your course. We will explore different types of formative and summative assessments that can help students practice and demonstrate their understanding. The geosciences are tied with physics for the least diverse field in the STEM disciplines. We'll examine issues of equity, access, and inclusion through the lens of case studies, then explore strategies for broadening participation. Attendees will participate in both small and large group discussions, collaborating with colleagues from the southeast Texas region, and develop an action plan for improving student success in their classroom.
- Bryn Benford, Lone Star College - University Park, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kristie Bradford, Lone Star College - Tomball, email@example.com
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