95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 7 - Education: Pedagogy, Cognition, and Learning

Monday, August 2, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
336, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Julie Reynolds
1:30 PM
Educating undergraduates and addressing ecological problems at the same time: two case studies
Peter D. Smallwood, University of Richmond; McKenzie Johnson, Wildlife Conservation Society; David Salisbury, Geography, University of Richmond; Steve Nash, Journalism, University of Richmond
1:50 PM
Building a better ecology textbook from the ground up: A preview of the SimUText Climate Change i-chapter
Eli Meir, SimBio; John Roach, SimBiotic Software; Susan Maruca, SimBio; Eleanor Steinberg, SimBiotic Software; Simon Bird, SimBiotic Software; Derek Stal, SimBiotic Software; Jennifer Wallner, SimBiotic Software
2:10 PM
Laboratory materials: Constraints or affordances
Rebecca C. Jordan, Rutgers University; Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Rutgers University; Eugenia Etkina, Rutgers University; Maria Rosario Ruibal Villasenor, Rutgers University
2:30 PM
Scaling up what works in student research experiences
Kathy Williams, San Diego State University
2:50 PM
Carbon and climate:  An essential focus for environmental literacy
Eric G. Keeling, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Charles W. (Andy) Anderson, Michigan State University; Alan Berkowitz, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Beth Covitt, University of Montana; Robert L. Mayes, University of Wyoming
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Exploring students’ use of key principles in undergraduate ecology
Jonathon W. Schramm, Michigan State University; Mary Bremigan, Michigan State University; Stephen R. Thomas, Michigan State University; Seth W. Hunt, Michigan State University; Charles W. (Andy) Anderson, Michigan State University
3:40 PM
Infusing quantitative literacy in large-enrollment introductory biology courses
Elena Bray Speth, Saint Louis University; Jennifer L. Momsen, North Dakota State University; Gregory Moyerbrailean, Michigan State University; Tammy M. Long, Michigan State University; Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University
4:00 PM
CANCELLED - Making it Relevant:  An interdisciplinary approach to teaching about climate change
Kristen M. Lester, Mitchell College; Tara Broccoli, Mitchell College
4:20 PM
Metabolic ecology: A critical thinking exercise for general ecology courses
Michael J. Vanni, Miami University; Jessica A. Gephart, University of Virginia
4:40 PM
Snails, leaves, and crayfish:  A model system for teaching ecology in the classroom
Joseph K. Brady Jr., New Philadelphia High School; Andrew M. Turner, Clarion University