COS 182 - Education: Tools & Technology

Friday, August 11, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
C122, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 ParkApps NE Ohio: Informal science education and adaptive citizen science via smartphone apps
Patrick D. Lorch, Cleveland Metroparks; Richard E. Ferdig, Kent State University
8:20 AM
 Customized web-based services to access the Daymet product: Analysis of user-based downloads provide insights into how scientists access large, complex data for their research needs
Michele M. Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Yaxing Wei, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Ranjeet Devarakonda, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Alison G. Boyer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Suresh K.S. Vannan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Peter E. Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
8:40 AM
 Discovery through maps: Exploring real-world applications of ecosystem services
Jessica Daniel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Stephanie Panlasigui, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education; Tatiana Bogdanova, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
9:00 AM
 Understanding experimental design: How instant feedback, constrained simulations, and practice help students learn to do good experiments
Eli Meir, SimBio; Denise Pope, CIRTL; Susan Maruca, SimBio; Kerry Kim, SimBio; Jennifer Palacio, SimBio; Jody Clarke-Midura, Utah State University
9:20 AM
 Walking the talk: Increasing our impact by empowering faculty and staff science communicators
John J. Meyer, University of Washington; Lisa J. Graumlich, University of Washington; Molly M. McCarthy, University of Washington
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Teaching foundational quantitative and computational skills to early undergraduates using Jupyter Notebooks
Brian J. Avery, Westminster College; Christine A. Clay, Westminster College
10:10 AM
 Teaching science with technology: Using EPA’s EnviroAtlas in the classroom
Jenna Hartley, ASPPH Environmental Health Fellow; Jessica Daniel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
10:50 AM
 Follow that carbon atom! Using machine learning to trace student understanding of the carbon cycle
Bryan Macneill, University of South Florida; Margaurete Romero, University of South Florida; Anne-Marie Hoskinson, South Dakota State University; Luanna B. Prevost, University of South Florida
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