Tag Archives: 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

How useful are lectures, really?

There has been an interesting discussion amongst the geologists on Twitter, that I’ve archived over on Geotweeps Discuss…, over the role of the lecture in undergraduate education. This was in response to an NPR story claiming that in physics at … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, science education

Show me the data!

Some of my favorite memories of interacting with my Ph.D. advisor involve long sessions at our conference table, looking at data. I’d come to these sessions armed with many graphs showing data I’d collected and different ways of displaying relationships … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne

Using rock cubes to learn about hydrogeology

Dunking rocks in water – and doing some measurements and calculations – helps my students get a hands-on understanding of porosity. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, rocks & minerals, science education