Experiential Learning in Geography Education II

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geography Education Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 5:00 PM / 6:40 PM (MDT)
Room: 8210, Park Tower Suites, Marriott, Lobby Level
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 Jerry Mitchell*, University of South Carolina, Faculty as Student: International Perspectives on Higher Education 15 5:00 PM
Presenter Aaron Williams*, University of Calgary, Darren Sjogren, University of Calgary, Andrea Freeman, University of Calgary, Developing Experiential Learning Techniques That Embrace Technology in Effective and Meaningful way for Undergraduate Field Study Programs 15 5:15 PM
Presenter Darren Sjogren*, University of Calgary, Andrea Freeman, University of Calgary, Aaron Williams, University of Calgary, Promoting spatio-temporal awareness in an international field setting 15 5:30 PM
Presenter Laura Siebeneck*, University of North Texas, Studying Hazards Abroad: Perspectives from a Collaborative Interdisciplinary Teaching Approach 15 5:45 PM
Presenter Dean Kyne*, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Developing an experiential learning for both students and instructor in disaster and emergency management discipline 15 6:00 PM
Presenter Erika Trigoso Rubio*, University of Denver, Teaching Geography in the Field: The Inca Trail experience 15 6:15 PM

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