140 Geoscience Diversity 2008: Status, Strategies, and Successful Models I

Oral Session
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Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 310CF

Roman Czujko and Marilyn J. Suiter
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
Geoscience Diversity in 2008: New Challenges
Marilyn J. Suiter, National Sci Foundation
8:25 AM
9:20 AM
Attracting Hispanic Students to the Geosciences through the Development of Introductory Level Geology of Mexico and Mexico Field Trip Courses and Collaboration with Minority-Serving Groups on Campus
Lisa Hammersley, California State University, Sacramento; Judith Kusnick, California State University, Sacramento; Kevin Cornwell, California State University, Sacramento; Brian Hausback, California State University, Sacramento
9:35 AM
10:05 AM
A ‘Pipeline' for Native American Students' In Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma
R. Douglas Elmore, Univ Oklahoma; Mark H. Palmer, Univ Oklahoma; Mary Jo Watson, University of Oklahoma; Kevin Kloesel, University of Oklahoma
10:20 AM
Increasing Native American Student Participation in the Geosciences: The GEMscholars Project
Suzanne M. Zurn-Birkhimer, Purdue University; Timothy Filey, Purdue University; Timothy J. Kroeger, Bemidji State University
10:35 AM
Community-Based Mentoring: A New Approach to Increase Retention
Lisa M. Valvo, Duke University; M. Susan Lozier, Duke University
10:50 AM
Broader Impact Actualized: Collaborative Efforts That Facilitate Successful Movement of Underrepresented Students through the Pipeline
Ashanti Johnson Pyrtle, Institute for Broadening Participation; Vivian Williamson Whitney, East Central University / Institute for Broadening Participation
11:05 AM
Mirroring Teacher Change in An Introductory-Level Geology Course
Tarin Harrar Weiss, Westfield State College
11:20 AM
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