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Day #4: Friday

Date: 7th January
Google Earth Geoscience Education
CIC: Steve Whitmeyer

8-9am  Breakfast @ Alley Cafe

9am  Introduction (Steve Whitmeyer)

9.05am  Keynote: Janice Gobert - Developing Assessments of Geological Thinking and Reasoning and Studying Their Affordances for Studying Spatial Cognition

10am  "State of the Art" Googler Presentation: Jennifer Foulkes - Google Ocean

10.30am  Google Geo Q&A with Sean Askay (Google Earth Outreach Team) 

11am  Break (30 mins)

11.30am  Presentations: Innovative uses of GE in education [20 mins]

  • Heather Almquist - Cyber-Enabled Earth Exploration (CE3) – Google Earth in Experiential Learning
  • Nicholas Lang - Developing Assessment Strategies for Google Earth-based Assignments
  • Dave Mogk - Teaching and Learning with Google Earth: Principles and Practice

12.30pm  Group Photo (here)

The professional photpgraphs taken by Scott will be placed online once they are available. Which this space for the link.


1-2pm  Lunch @ Alley Cafe

2pm  Presentations: Google Earth in the field & Virtual Field Environments [20 mins]

  • Jeff Ryan - Google Earth and other Geospatial Platforms as templates for Geoscience Cyberlearning
  • Don Duggan-Haas - Virtual Fieldwork Development and the Development of Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge
  • Steve Wild & Mladen Dordevic - Self-Drive Virtual Field Trips in Google Earth

3-5pm  Interactive-Poster Presentations: Educational Applications, Virtual Field Trips

  • Mladen Dordevic & Steve Wild - Self-Drive Virtual Field Trips in Google Earth

  • Tom Freeman (poster only)
  • Laurel Goodell - Using Google Earth to Explore Plate Tectonics and to Track Tectonic Plates Using Two Independent Methods
  • Frank Granshaw - Virtual Field Environments in Teacher Education: Two Development Models
  • Laura Guertin - Enhancing Geographic and Digital Literacy with an “Amazing Race” and Student-Generated Course Portfolio in Google Earth
  • Cari Johnson - Giga-Inteli-Pixel-Palooza: Creating and Assessing Effective Uses of Digital Outcrop Models in Geoscience Education
  • Bob Kolvoord - The Geospatial Semester: Building Spatial Thinking Skills with Geospatial Technologies
  • Laura Lukes - Combining Virtual and Real Field Environments Using Google Earth to Engage both Teachers and Students in Polar Science
  • Beth McMillan - Google Earth As A Way To Improve The Educational Outcomes of Non-traditional Students
  • Otto Muller Moving New York State Geological Association (NYSGA) Field Trips into Google Earth
  • Jeff Nunn (poster only) Google Earth Exercises in Introductory Geoscience Laboratories
  • Uwe Schindler & Ove KahlerConnecting Research Articles to Data
  • Manuel Sinbutin - Integrating Field Courses in the Geology Curriculum at the K.U.Leuven (Belgium) Using Google Earth (& information on Outcropedia)
  • Larry Smith - Sedimentary Environment Investigations for an Introductory Sedimentology Class Using Google Earth