COS 58
Education: Pedagogy

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100F, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Development of an undergraduate course on invasive plants and ecosystems using distance education
Stephen L. Young, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Leah Sandall, University of Nebraska
8:20 AM
8:40 AM
 Ecological literacy leadership: into the mind of nature
John J. Kineman, University of Colorado, Boulder; Kamaljit Bawa, University of Massachusetts Boston
9:00 AM
 Engaging undergraduate students in ecological investigations using large, public datasets: lessons-learned by a ‘teaching with big-data’ working group
Tom A. Langen, Clarkson University; Teresa Mourad, Ecological Society of America; Bruce W. Grant, Widener University; Wendy K. Gram, NEON, Inc.; Barbara J. Abraham, Hampton University; Denny S. Fernandez, University of Puerto Rico at Humacao; Marnie K. Carroll, Diné College; Amelia Nuding, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis; Stephanie Hampton, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
9:20 AM
 The writing of a simulated scientific paper using a peer-review approach
Ivana Stehlik, University of Toronto at Scarborough
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Alternative views of reality: Instructional practices and how they are perceived by faculty and students
Christopher Beck, Emory University; Lawrence Blumer, Morehouse College
10:50 AM
 Data explorations in ecology: Students’ understanding of variability and use of data in environmental citizenship
Alan R. Berkowitz, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Angelita Alvarado-Santos, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Cornelia Harris, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Samantha Root, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies