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In the first issue of PESSER’s Volume 3 from the AGU Education Section, Sunday Siomades from Pennsylvania State University discusses the costs, benefits, and risks associated with traditional field trips, alternative ways to experience the geosciences beyond traditional field trips, and how the two formats (traditional and alternative) might be combined with creative tools to support learning for future geoscientists. Siomades emphasizes that inspiration ...
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The September 2021 issue of PESSER (Vol. 2, Issue 4) is contributed by a Japanese team of authors, Ryota Yamaura (4th-year undergraduate student) and Hidenori Nakamura (Associate Professor). This issue is the first PESSER where the original version is in the authors' first language of Japanese , with an English version also provided by the authors and the Education Section's Communications Team. In this issue, the authors share their thoughts on ...
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In Issue 3 , Molly Witter positively frames adaptations in instruction required by the COVID pandemic as beneficial ways to increase overall accessibility and accommodation in classes at the University of Akron. Even as we shift towards a post-pandemic world, Dr. Witter suggests that some COVID-related adaptations should be retained because they support broader accessibility and inclusion. Anyone may access the most recent issue and previous issues ...
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The June 2021 newsletter for the AGU Education Section is now online! You may find it in PDF format and on Connect by visiting https://connect.agu.org/education/resources/newsletters (the most recent issue, June 2021, is at the top). The AGU Education Section is leading the 2021 Honor an Educator campaign. Honor the awesomeness of your favorite educator by putting smiles on everyone’s faces through the campaign! Smile #1: That amazing ...
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The May 2021 newsletter for the AGU Education Section is now online! You may find it in PDF format and on Connect by visiting https://connect.agu.org/education/resources/newsletters (the most recent issue, May 2021, is at the top). The May 2021 newsletter includes information about the 2021 Honor an Educator campaign, led by the AGU Education Section, as a way to highlight awesome educators who have positively impacted their students. The campaign ...
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