Category Archives: teaching

What the kids are interested in these days

One of the courses I teach at Kent is an introductory geology course called ‘Earth Dynamics’. In my first lecture of term last week, I gave my new class a brief survey to get an idea of their previous exposure … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, teaching

Reflecting on Teaching Urban Hydrology

Teaching urban hydrology for the first time went pretty well, but I think I can make it even better for future generations of students. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, teaching

My class visits the Geology Department – by Geokid

I went on a tour with my class yesterday in the Geology Department of Kent State University. My mom, my dad, and I led the tour. We got there by traveling on a special bus that had painted windows. When … Continue reading

Categories: by Geokid, public science, teaching

The diminishing returns of lecture preparation

It seems that like so many other things, lecture preparation expands to take up the time available. Continue reading

Categories: academic life, teaching

AGU Dispatches: Earthquakes, Education and Edification

Another packed day, although for me, today was less about consuming science and more about both disseminating it, and learning how to teach about it. Nonetheless, I kicked off my morning in an interesting session on the links between short-term … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, conferences, earthquakes, geohazards, teaching