Climate Literacy: Approaches to Multidisciplinary Climate Education in Higher Education Institutions II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Monica Z Bruckner1, James M Byrne2, Stephen R Hale3 and Leanne J Little2, (1)Carleton College, Northfield, MN, United States(2)University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada(3)The Joan and James Leitzel Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States
Primary Conveners:  Monica Z Bruckner, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, United States
Co-conveners:  James M Byrne1, Stephen R Hale2 and Leanne J Little1, (1)University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada(2)The Joan and James Leitzel Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Leanne J Little, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Development, Implementation, and Assessment of Climate Curricular Materials for Introductory Undergraduates: Lessons Learned from the InTeGrate Project's Climate of Change Module
Becca Walker, Mt. San Antonio College, Earth Sciences and Astronomy, Walnut, CA, United States, Cynthia M Fadem, Earlham College, Geology, Richmond, IN, United States and Lucinda J Shellito, University of Northern Colorado, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Greeley, CO, United States
10:35 AM
10:50 AM
Using NASA DICCE GIOVANNI to Prepare Pre-service STEM Teachers to Teach Climate Science
Waneene Coffey Dorsey, Grambling State University, Grambling, LA, United States
11:05 AM
Enhancing Diversity in Computational Geoscience: An Essential Component of Our Response to a Changing Planet
Richard Loft, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
11:20 AM
Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Enhance Climate Literacy for K-12 Teachers
Jennifer Anne Hanselman, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA, United States, Eric A Oches, Bentley University, Waltham, MA, United States, Jennifer Sliko, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA, United States and Laura Wright, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, United States
11:35 AM
Teaching the Intersection of Climate and Society
Cynthia Thomson, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States, Mingfang Ting, Lamont Doherty Earth Observ, Palisades, NY, United States and Benjamin S Orlove, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
11:50 AM
Collaborative Education in Climate Change Sciences and Adaptation through Interactive Learning
Gulnihal Ozbay, Delaware State University, Dover, DE, United States, Shobha Sriharan, Virginia State University, Washington, DC, United States and Chunlei Fan, Morgan State University, Greenbelt, MD, United States
12:05 PM
A University-Level Curriculum in Climate Change for SE Asia and the Asian Pacific
Michael J Furniss, US Forest Service, Retired, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Arcata, CA, United States, David S Saah, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States, Sarah J Hines, US Forest Service Fort Collins, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO, United States, Claudia A Radel, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States, Megan E. McGroddy, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States and David J Ganz, Winrock International, LEAF, Bangkok, Thailand
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