COS 59 - Education: Tools And Technology

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D139, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 What’s in a name? Crowdsourcing citizens, experts, and the Web to populate the ID Source plant pest identification search tool
Greg Newman, Colorado State University; Julie Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST; Jim Graham, Natural Resource Ecology Laborary; Terrence Walters, USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST; Lisa Martin, USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST; Russell Scarpino, Colorado State University; Ted Manahan, Natural Resource Ecology Laborary
2:10 PM
 A comparison of discussion-based methods (CREATE) for improving scientific literacy
Steve J. Kroiss, University of Washington; Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University in St. Louis
2:30 PM
 A research-based inquiry curriculum for the life sciences
Deborah A. Donovan, Western Washington University; John Rousseau, Whatcom Community College
2:50 PM
 Combining art, science, and technology for environmental outreach in an urban watershed
Timothy Carter, Butler University; Mary Miss, Mary Miss / City as Living Laboratory; Jason Steckel, Williams Creek Consulting; Ed Bachta, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Marda Kirn, EcoArts Connections
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 The TREE Program: A model for promoting and enhancing career development for underrepresented minorities in conservation and natural resources
Janis K. Bush, University of Texas at San Antonio; Cheryl A. Negrete, University of Texas at San Antonio
3:40 PM
 Ecological inquiry in a virtual world
X. Ben Wu, Texas A&M University; Stephanie Knight, Pennsylvania State University; Jane F. Schielack, Texas A&M University; Aubree Webb, Pennsylvania State University
4:00 PM
 An integrated web-based assessment tool for assessing pesticide exposure and risks
Tao Hong, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Justley Harston, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Chris Holland, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Tom Purucker, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
4:20 PM
 Project BudBurst and FieldScope: Piloting continental-scale citizen science data visualization tools
Leah A. Wasser, NEON, Inc.; Sandra Henderson, NEON, Inc.; Dennis L. Ward, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON, Inc.) Education and Public Engagement