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Vince Cronin: Using GPS, Strain, and Earthquakes in Structural Geology at Baylor University part of GPS, Strain, and Earthquakes
Students get particularly excited when they learn that GPS deformation analyses are a recent research area that most geology majors are not even studying yet and are really tickled to learn frontier science. Learning about earthquakes from the position of research that could be helpful to societal planning, empowers them to think about geology in a much more active way: make geohazards more manageable. They were very interested to see the link between GPS measurements of strain in the crust and faults and folds that seem to be the product or physical manifestation of the strain that they computed. And where those faults pass through population centers, they came to understand the growing threat faced by the people of those communities.

Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Programming Applications for Engineers part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Course Descriptions
Eugene Mahmoud, Mt. San Antonio College
Programming Applications for Engineers is an integrated, lecture-lab, semester-long course that introduces lower-division engineering and physics students to numerical analysis and computational problem solving. ...

Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)
Subject: Engineering, Physics

Introduction to Geophysics part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Course Descriptions
Gordana Garapic, SUNY College at New Paltz
Geophysics is the study of physical processes of the solid Earth. Many problems in geophysics can be expressed and visualized by relatively simple equations. MATLAB is a convenient way to do this in practice. The ...

Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

From zero to Matlab in six weeks - with Freshmen part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Course Descriptions
Frederik J Simons, Princeton University
How to bring Freshmen up to speed in Matlab programming. A series of targeted demonstrations and exercises accompanying a first one-semester course (a "Freshman Seminar") in the Geosciences as taught at ...

Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)
Subject: Geoscience

An Introduction to MATLAB for Geoscientists part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Course Descriptions
David Heslop, Australian National University
This is an intensive 3-day course with no pre-requisites. It provides an introduction to MATLAB through interactive examples and hands-on problem solving. The course aims to provide students with a basic knowledge ...

Grade Level: Graduate/Professional
Subject: Geoscience

Quantitative Data Analysis (GLY3455) part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Course Descriptions
Scott Marshall, Appalachian State University
Modern Earth and environmental scientists deal with complex and often very large quantitative data sets that are typically not useful or understandable in raw form. The main goal of this course is to provide a ...

Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Subject: Environmental Science, Geoscience

Linear Circuit 1 part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Course Descriptions
Ben Oni, Tuskegee University
The Linear circuit course introduces freshmen electrical and computer engineering students to foundation electrical circuit laws and principles. This course is purely lecture. The laboratory component of the course ...

Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):College Introductory
Subject: Engineering, Computer Science

Introduction to Geophysics part of Course Design:Goals Database
Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, Western Washington University
This course presents a broad overview of geophysical topics and techniques, including magnetism, heat flow, gravity and both active and passive source seismology. An underlying theme for the course is the ...

Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

ENGR 25: Engineering Computing - MATLAB part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2020:Course Descriptions
Tess Weathers, Chabot College
Methodology and techniques for solving engineering/science problems using numerical-analysis computer-application programs MATLAB, SimuLink, and EXCEL. Technical computing and visualization using MATLAB software. ...

Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):College Introductory
Subject: Engineering

PHYS 175: Advanced Physics Laboratory part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Course Descriptions
Michael Ray, California State University-Sacramento
Physics 175 is a "quasi-capstone" course for physics majors. In this course, students are expected to hone and demonstrate their physics knowledge in a laboratory setting. Emphasis will be placed on ...

Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Subject: Physics


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