In preparation for the Summit, there are a number of recent publications that may be of interest.

 

** NEW ** Why are there so few Hispanic students in geoscience?

** NEW ** Obstacles to the recruitment of minorities into the geosciences: A call to action

** NEW ** Changing the Culture of Science Education at Research Universities

** NEW ** Scientific Teaching

** NEW ** How Geoscientists Think and Learn

** NEW ** Synthesis of June 2013 InTeGrate Workshop: Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce
Considering undergraduate programs in the context of changing employment opportunities


Biology Vision and Change Report – provides a good example of what other disciplines have accomplished

The National Academies Report: Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering

PCAST Report to the President: Engage to Excel: Producing One Million Additional College Graduates with Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

NSF-sponsored Workshop Report: Planning the Future of GeoCyberEducation (by Jeffrey Ryan, University of South Florida, and Susan Eriksson, UNAVCO Education and Outreach)

EarthCube Education End Users Workshop Report (by Kim Kastens & Ruth Krumhansl, Education Development Center, Inc. and Cheryl Peach, Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

Synthesis of 2012 InTeGrate Workshop: Programs That Bring Together Geoscience and Sustainability

Building Strong Geoscience Departments

Geoscience Education Resources (InTeGrate project and many other SERC programs)

On the Cutting Edge

AGI Geoscience Currents

Geoscience literacy documents

Next Generation Science Standards