248 Geoscience Education (Posters)

Poster Session
General Discipline Sessions
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E

Poster #114
An Earth Science Course for Pre-Service Teachers
Iris Totten, Kansas State University
Poster #115
An Interdisciplinary Program to Encourage and Prepare Students for Environmental Research
Douglas M. Thompson, Connecticut College; Robert A. Askins, Connecticut College
Poster #116
ANDRILL Lake Coring Outreach VEnture (ALCOVE): Bringing Sediment Core Research into Middle and High School Classrooms
Kate S. Pound, St. Cloud State University; Amy Myrbo, University of Minnesota; Anders Noren, University of Minnesota; Kristina Brady, University of Minnesota
Poster #117
Can You Dig It? Using Paleontology In the GK-12 Classroom to Develop Student Research and Communication Skills
René A. Shroat-Lewis, The University of Tennessee; Colin D. Sumrall, Univ of Tennessee; Larry Cordell, Halls Middle School; Sally Horn, University of Tennessee
Poster #118
Classroom Observation Methodologies to Assess Student Engagement
Matthew A. Ludwig, Western Michigan University; Heather Petcovic, Western Michigan University; Herb Fynewever, Western Michigan University
Poster #119
College students' understanding of geological concepts: Earth structure and processes
Dominike Merle-Johnson, University of Missouri-Columbia; Sandra Abell, University of Missouri-Columbia
Poster #121
Linking Evolution and Climate: Past and Present
Thomas C. Lindsay, Portland State University; Maud Walsh, Louisiana State University; Aili Gusey, Portland State University; Niina Jamsja, Portland State University
Poster #124
Optimization of, and Measuring Student Gains in, An Introductory Geoscience Lab Course
Brett Hollis Gilley, University of British Columbia; Sara Harris, University of British Columbia
Poster #125
Partnering for Environmental Education
Maud Walsh, Louisiana State Univ.; Vicki R. Loe, Natl. Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration; James G. Dicharry, Louisiana State Univ
Poster #126
Post-Instruction Alternative Conceptions about Plate Tectonics Held by Non-Science Majors
Scott Clark, Michigan State University; Julie Libarkin, Michigan State University
Poster #127
Quantitative Evaluation of Student Response Systems in Lecture Hall Oceanography Classes
Jonathan C. Banks, University of Florida; Matthew C. Smith, University of Florida
Poster #128
Researching Threshold Concepts: Ways of Thinking and Practising In Geoscience
Helen King, Higher Education Consultant; Alison Stokes, University of Plymouth
Poster #131
Teaching Scientific Habits of the Mind
D.W. Mogk, Montana State Univ
Poster #132
Weaving the Curriculum Tapestry: Modifying Upper Level Courses to Facilitate Integration across the Geology Program
Priscilla Field Skalac, Olivet Nazarene University; Charles W. Carrigan, Olivet Nazarene University
Poster #133
What Can Social Learning Theory Tell Us about Fieldwork?
Alison Stokes, University of Plymouth
Poster #134
G-Camp for Teachers – Introducing 4TH – 12TH Grade Teachers to Current Geological Knowledge In a Field Setting: A Partnership Between Academia and Industry
John R. Giardino, Texas A&M University; Carolyn Schroeder, Texas A&M University; John D. Vitek, Texas A&M University; Mary F. Giardino, Sam Houston Elementary, Bryan Independent School District; Netra Regmi, Texas A&M University; Kelin Zhuang, Texas A&M University
Poster #136
Undergraduate Preservice Elementary Teachers Create and Publish Humorous Cartoons Focused on Earth Features and Global Warming Graph Interpretation Teaching Materials
Audrey C. Rule, University of Northern Iowa; Derek A. Sallis, University of Northern Iowa; Jean Hallagan, State University of New York at Oswego; Barbara Shaffer, State University of New York at Oswego; J. Ana Donaldson, University of Northern Iowa
Poster #138
Engaging Alumni In Undergraduate Geoscience Education: The St. Lawrence University Geology Alumni Conference, a Case Study
R. Christoffersen, N/A; J.M. Erickson, St. Lawrence University; D.B. Eppler; S. McElfresh; R.P. Standish, Haley & Aldrich, Inc; D.T. Eppler
Poster #139
Public-Friendly Access to on-Line Collections Data: The UI Paleontology Repository's Digital Image Project
Tawny L. Bailey, University of Iowa; Tiffany Adrain, University of Iowa; Ann Budd, University of Iowa
Poster #140
Training in Seismic and Tsunami Hazards: Preparing Indonesia for Their Next Event
Claus Milkereit, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam; Walter Moooney, US Geological Survey
Poster #141
Encouraging Girls in Geologic Pursuits through the Early Exposure to the Highly Visible Field of Volcanology
Kathryn A. Hutchinson, Vassar College; Elizabeth R. Goeke, Vassar College
Poster #142
Teaching Southern Nevada Geology: An Inquiry-Based Teacher Workshop on Local Geology
Lawrence P. Rudd, Nevada State College; Steve Rowland, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Poster #143
Introducing Inquiry-Based Approaches to Earth Science Education through the Use of “Teacher-Friendly Guides” to Regional and Local Systems
Richard A. Kissel, Paleontological Research Institution; Robert M. Ross, Paleontological Research Institution; Don Duggan-Haas, Paleontological Research Institution
Poster #144
Afghanistan Training Course in Earth Science and Resource Assessments
Walter Mooney, USGS; Robert G. Bohannon, U.S. Geological Survey; Jack Medlin, U.S. Geological Survey
Poster #145
Quizzes on-Line: Enhancing the Student Learning Experience in First Year Undergraduate Environmental Science Courses
Marianne L. Stoesser, McMaster University; John C. Maclachlan, McMaster University; Carolyn H. Eyles, McMaster University
Poster #146
Integrating Google Earth into Undergraduate GIS Education
Cynthia Paslawski, University of Michigan - Dearborn; Jacob Napieralski
Poster #147
Karst Field School and Research Experience: Undergraduate Involvement in the 16th International Karstological School and Geomicrobiology Research in Slovenia
Brendan M. Donnelly, Louisiana State University; Kathryn G. Huber, Louisiana State University; Kathleen M. Brannen, Louisiana State University; Philip G. Bergeron, Louisiana State University; Janez Mulec, Karst Research Institute ZRC SAZU; Karen E. Rossmassler, University of Delaware; Barbara J. Campbell, University of Delaware; Annette Summers Engel, Louisiana State University
Poster #148
Integrating the Affective Domain into Community Outreach for Motivating Disaster Preparedness
Monica E. Gowan, University of Canterbury; Ray Kirk, University of Canterbury; David Johnston, GNS Science/Massey University; Kevin Ronan, Central Queensland University