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Transformative Research in Geography Education

Type: Panel
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Day: 4/8/2020
Start / End Time: 11:10 AM / 12:25 PM (MDT)
Room: Virtual Track 1
Organizers: Michael Solem
Chairs: Richard Boehm


This session will feature presentations by members of the National Center for Research in Geography Education's research coordination network. Participants will discuss how their work is advancing the following NCRGE goals:

1. Catalyze research planning with strong potential to result in transformative research projects in geography education.
2. Facilitate collaborative research among geographers and STEM education researchers.
3. Attract more diverse cohorts of graduate students to Ph.D. programs in Geography Education.
4. Increase research productivity and the knowledge base in geography education.
5. Secure the long-term growth and stability of the RCN.
6. Promote the use of research to improve practice in geography education.


Type Details Minutes
Introduction Michael Solem National Center for Research in Geography Education 5
Panelist Joann Zadrozny Texas State University 10
Panelist Thomas Larsen Texas State University 10
Panelist Coline Dony American Association of Geographers 10
Panelist Forrest Bowlick University of Massachusetts - Amherst 10
Panelist Jessica Benner Carnegie Mellon University 10
Panelist Emma Slayton Carnegie Mellon University 10
Panelist Cory Forbes University Of Nebraska - Lincoln 10

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