Experiential Learning in Geography Education II

Type: Paper
Theme: Public Engagement in Geography
Sponsor Groups: Geography Education Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 2:40 PM / 4:20 PM (MDT)
Room: Napoleon A1, Sheraton, 3rd Floor
Organizers: Jonathan Wessell
Chairs: Jonathan Wessell


Instructors in Geography Education have long been offering Field Study or Study Abroad opportunities.
The presenters in this session will share these opportunities that they have created with their students.
Close attention will be given to the interactions that students have had with the people and culture in
different areas. The presenters will share the value of these experiences, and how they felt about
the success of these opportunities. What might have been changed to enhance the learning of their
students in the respective opportunities.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Eric Magrane*, New Mexico State University, Southwestern Road Trip as Experiential Field Course 20 2:40 PM
Presenter Jonathan Harbor*, Purdue University, Beyond the science: students’ reflections on cultural differences during a physical geography course integrating students from Purdue University and Stockholm University 20 3:00 PM
Presenter Julie Rich*, Weber State University, Global Community Engaged Learning: Building a Better Tomorrow 20 3:20 PM
Presenter Heidi J. L. Lannon*, Santa Fe College, B. Lanman, Orlando Science Center, Corene Matyas, University of Florida, Kathryn Stofer, University of Florida, Jasmeet Judge, University of Florida, Recruitment and retention in Geosciences through integrated professional and academic experiences 20 3:40 PM
Presenter Jonathon Little*, Monroe Community College, Collaborative Online International Learning in GIS: A New York Community College Partners with a University in Turkey 20 4:00 PM

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