311 Geoscience Education III: Research on Learning in the Geosciences

Oral Session
General Discipline Sessions
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 342AD

Alison Stokes , Daniel Murray and Kevin Svitana
1:30 PM
“It's An Experience You Will Never Forget”: Qualifying the Link Between Fieldwork and the Affective Domain
Alison Stokes, University of Plymouth; Kirsty Magnier, University of Plymouth
1:45 PM
2:15 PM
A Coprolitic Vision for Paleontology Education
Renee M. Clary, Mississippi State University; James H. Wandersee, Louisiana State University
2:30 PM
Using An Achievement Motivation Model to Understand the Affective and Cognitive Benefits of Cooperative Mineralogy Exams
LeeAnn Srogi, West Chester University; Miriam Fuhrman, Rock Solid Testing Services; Jenefer Husman, Arizona State University; Katrien J. Kraft, Mesa Community College; Steven Semken, Arizona State University
2:45 PM
Research Opportunities In Extensional Dynamics for US Undergraduate and Graduate Geosciences Students In Western Turkey
Elizabeth Catlos, University of Texas at Austin; Ibrahim Çemen, Oklahoma State Univ; Atekwana Estella, Oklahoma State Univ
3:00 PM
Earth System Science Informal Educator Professional Development
Carlyn Keith Buckler, Paleontological Research Institution; Robert M. Ross, Paleontological Research Institution
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Teaching and Learning Cladistics
Karen Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island; David Fastovsky, Univ of Rhode Island; Daniel Murray, Univ. of Rhode Island; Jessica J. Smay, San Jose City College
4:15 PM
Changes In Student Attitudes after Completing a Year of Introductory Geology Courses
Jennifer A. Stempien, University of Colorado at Boulder
4:30 PM
Embedding Research Principles Early in a Geology Curriculum
Andrew Wulff, Western Kentucky University
4:45 PM
Does Earth and Ocean Sciences Change How Students See the World? Assessing How Earth and Ocean Sciences Courses Affect Student Attitudes
Ben kennedy, University of British Columbia; Brett Hollis Gilley, University of British Columbia; Tom Pierre Frappe, University of British Columbia
5:00 PM
Atmospheric Balloon Studies: A Collaboration Between Minority and Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Institutions
S. Austin, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York; L. Johnson, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York; B. Lefer, University of Houston; G. Morris, Valparaiso University; P.A. Morris, University of Houston-Downtown; D.K. Walter, South Carolina State University
5:15 PM
A Recipe for Successful Online Geoscience Courses
Kelly Dilliard, Wayne State College