Helping Students Thrive in Geoscience at Two-Year Colleges: Selected Strategies

October 21, 2017 8:30 am - 4:30 pm in Seattle, WA -- in Conjunction with GSA's 2017 Annual Meeting.
Sheraton Greenwood Room - 1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101. The Greenwood Room is on the third floor of the main Sheraton Hotel building.

Workshop Description

This workshop has already taken place. You can learn more about what happened at the workshop by perusing the presentations and resources listed on the Workshop Program.

This short course, offered by SAGE 2YC (Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year College) focuses on selected strategies that support the success of all students within the geosciences. Session topics include building students' science identify, helping students learn to learn (metacognition strategies), evidence-based active learning techniques in face-to-face and online settings, and supporting pathways into the geosciences by infusing career information into your courses and program and supporting transfer as a geoscience major to a four-year program. The short course included structured activities, presentations, group discussions, and time for reflection and action planning. 0.7 CEUs are available.

Registration for the short-course was through GSA Registration. It is Short Course #512.

Workshop Conveners: Norlene Emerson, Univ. of Wisconsin-Richland; Eric Baer, Highline College; Adrianne Leinbach, Wake Tech Community College

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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