Supporting the success of all students in introductory 2YC geoscience courses

Registration Deadline: November 12, 2018

EVENT Saturday, November 17, 2018

LOCATION: Chemeketa Community College, Yamhill Valley Campus, McMinville, Oregon

Workshop Description

Students from a wide variety of backgrounds discover a passion for the geosciences for the first time at a community college. This workshop will help instructors develop a set of skills and tools they can use to support the success of all of these students. Morning session topics will focus on how to implement evidence-based active learning techniques to create an equitable classroom. The workshop will conclude with a short, local field trip to help foster and build a community of local geoscience educators. All participants will leave with an action plan they can implement in next term's courses.

Workshop Conveners

  • Shannon Othus-Gault, Chemeketa Community College (
  • Deron Carter, Linn Benton Community College (

If you would like further information about the workshop, please contact one of conveners listed above.

This workshop is part of the Supporting and Advancing Geoscience in Two-Year Colleges: Faculty as Change Agents project and is supported by the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education through grants DUE 1525593, 1524605, 1524623, and 1524800.

Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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