COS 5 Education: Community- and Technology-Based Education

Monday, August 3, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Cinnarron, Albuquerque Convention Center
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 Regina
2:30 PM
The politics of green: Civically engaging undergraduate students
Denise Mitten, Ferris State University; 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
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 Abraham, SimBiotic Software; Jon Herron, University of Washington; Eli Meir, SimBiotic Software; Susan Maruca, SimBiotic Software; 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