COS 5 - Education: Community- and Technology-Based Education

Monday, August 3, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Cinnarron, Albuquerque Convention Center
Presider:
Sirajuddin Ahmed V
1:30 PM
 Freeing ecologists to personally develop spatially explicit models
James Westervelt, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL-CNN)
2:10 PM
 The use of news media in scientific teaching
Malin J. Hansen, University of British Columbia
2:30 PM
 The politics of green: Civically engaging undergraduate students
Denise Mitten, Prescott College; Scott M. Herron, Ferris State University
2:50 PM
 Plant Stalkers: A tiered citizen science program that promotes science literacy and environmental stewardship
Julie A. Reynolds, Duke University; David Shiffman, College of Charleston; Andrea Novicki, Duke University
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
 Ecosystem services and collaborative Wikis in the undergraduate classroom
Tom Purucker, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
4:00 PM
 Incorporating ecology and ecosystems as a major organizing theme in non-majors biology
Colleen Hatfield, California State University, Chico; Margaret Owens, California State University, Chico
4:20 PM
 Evolutionary Evidence: Assessing a virtual lab that explores the evidence for evolution
Joel K. Abraham, California State University, Fullerton; Jon Herron, University of Washington; Eli Meir, SimBio; Susan Maruca, SimBio; Derek Stal, SimBiotic Software; Jennifer Wallner, SimBiotic Software
4:40 PM
 Beyond the teaching assistantship: Graduate and postdoctoral student professional development in teaching and learning
Janet Batzli, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Sarah Miller, University of Wisconsin- Madison; Michelle Harris, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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