COS 27
Education And Outreach I

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm D, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Virtual field hikes: Opportunities to expand field-based learning in and out of the traditional classroom
Sarah Yarnell, University of California, Davis; Ian Maddock, University of Worcester; Des McDougall, University of Worcester; Nicholas Santos, University of California, Davis
8:20 AM
 Misalignments: Challenges in cultivating Science Faculty with Education Specialties (SFES) in your department
Michael T. Stevens, Utah Valley University; Seth D. Bush, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Nancy J. Pelaez, Purdue University; James A. Rudd II, California State University, Los Angeles; Kimberly D. Tanner, San Francisco State University; Kathy S. Williams, San Diego State University
8:40 AM
 Coupling graduate mentorship training with undergraduate research in a field context
Fiona M. Soper, Cornell University; Harry Greene, Cornell University; Jed P. Sparks, Cornell University
9:00 AM
 What variables predict teaching practice? Outcomes of FIRST IV professional development
Jessica Middlemis Maher, Michigan State University; Heather A. Passmore, Murray State University; Terry L. Derting, Murray State University; Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Ecology in short fiction: An innovative approach to teaching ecology and creative writing
Matthew G. Skillen, Elizabethtown College; David R. Bowne, Elizabethtown College
10:30 AM
 How to do a good experiment: Giving students automated feedback on experimental design, interpretation, and graphing through SimBio's SimUText system
Eli Meir, SimBio; Denise Pope, SimBio; Susan Maruca, SimBio; Kerry Kim, SimBio; Jody Clarke-Midura, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:50 AM
 A learning progression for community ecology: How students develop systems thinking
Laurel M. Hartley, University of Colorado Denver; Charles W. Anderson, Michigan State University; Alan Berkowitz, Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Jennifer H. Doherty, Michigan State University; Cornelia Harris, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; John Moore, Colorado State University
11:10 AM
 Learning progressions for effective environmental science teaching
Alan R. Berkowitz, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Beth A. Covitt, University of Montana; Jennifer H. Doherty, Michigan State University; Kristin L. Gunckel, University of Arizona; Tobias E. Irish, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Hui Jin, Ohio State University; Michele Johnson, Univ. Calif. Santa Barbara; John C. Moore, Colorado State University; Sara Parr Syswerda, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
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