275 Teaching Petrology and Structural Geology in the 21st Century

Oral Session
Topical Sessions


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Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 332BE

Barbara J. Tewksbury and Jeffrey Ryan
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
Why Are Students Not Very Interested in Petrology?
Allen F. Glazner, Univ. of North Carolina
2:00 PM
A Digital Boost to Petrographic Learning
Mary R. Reid, Northern Arizona University; Mark F. Manone, Northern Arizona University; Barbara A. Austin, Northern Arizona University; Shawn Newell, Northern Arizona University
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Combining GIS, Rock Samples and Thin Sections in a Culminating Lab to Enhance Student Learning of Metamorphic Petrology
David M. Hirsch, Western Washington University; Pete Stelling, Western Washington University; Sue DeBari, Western Washington University
4:00 PM
Facilitating Integration across the Geology Program: Applying "Weaving the Curriculum" to Petrology and Structural Geology Courses
Charles W. Carrigan, Olivet Nazarene University; Priscilla Field Skalac, Olivet Nazarene University
4:15 PM
The Integration of 2D and 3D Structural Modelling Software into Fieldwork Programmes and the Structural Geology Undergraduate Curriculum
John S. Whalley, University of Portsmouth; Alan Gibbs, Midland Valley Exploration, Ltd; Louise Munro, Midland Valley Exploration, Ltd; Francesco Borraccini, Midland Valley Exploration, Ltd; Zoe Shipton, Glasgow University; Mauro De Donatis, Universita degli Studi di Urbino; Fabrizio Berra, Universita degli Studi di Milano
4:30 PM
Structural and Orientation Analysis of 3D Virtual Outcrop Models
Lionel White, The University of Texas at Dallas; Mohammed Alfarhan, University of Texas at Dallas; Tarig Ahmed, The University of Texas at Dallas; Carlos Aiken, The University of Texas at Dallas
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