243 Advances in Using Recent and Emerging Technologies to Facilitate Learning of the Geosciences in the Classroom, Laboratory, and Field

Oral Session
Topical Sessions


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Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 342CF

Thomas D. Hoisch and Mark Manone
8:15 AM
GIS In Alaska's Grades 6-12 Earth Science Environment: The Experiential Discoveries in Geoscience Education (EDGE) Project
Cathy L. Connor, Univeristy Alaska Southeast; Anupma Prakash, University Alaska Fairbanks; Marla Brownlee, University Alaska Fairbanks
8:30 AM
Taking It Outside: Using Tablet PCs to Facilitate Learning In Undergraduate Field-Based Earth Science Courses
Meg E. Stewart, Vassar College; Virginia Jones, Vassar College; Keri VanCamp, Vassar College; Kirsten Menking, Vassar College; Lucille Johnson, Vassar College; Robert Fritz, Vassar College; Mary Ann Cunningham, Vassar College
9:00 AM
Deconstructing Classical Geologic Maps Using Google Earth's Keyhole Markup Language
Declan De Paor, Old Dominion University; Carol Simpson, Old Dominion University; Steven Whitmeyer, James Madison University
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
Encounter Earth: Interactive Geoscience Explorations
Steve Kluge, Fox Lane High School/Purchase College, SUNY
10:00 AM
New Online Resources for Teaching Introductory-Level Geoscience Courses
Carol J. Ormand, Carleton College; Karin Kirk, Carleton College; R. Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary; Cathryn Manduca, Carleton College; Barbara Tewksbury, Hamilton College
10:15 AM
Application of Digital Ink Technology and Interactive Classroom Software to Lecturing on Mineral Optics
Thomas D. Hoisch, Northern Arizona University; Mark F. Manone, Northern Arizona University; Shawn Newell, Northern Arizona University; Barbara A. Austin, Northern Arizona University
10:30 AM
LectureTools: Promoting Student Engagement In Large Introductory Classes through Laptop-Based, Interactive Instruction
Ben A. van der Pluijm, University of Michigan; Perry J. Samson, Univ of Michigan
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