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iEarth workshop

How to foster Quality in Earth Science Education?

iEarth workshop
How to foster Quality in earth science education?
Auditorium 5, Department of earth science, 3.floor, Allegaten 41, University of Bergen
Bergen, 8 of June 2017
Program committee: Jostein Bakke and Bjarte Hannisdal

08:30   Registration and coffee
09:00   Welcome by Head of Department Gunn Mangerud

Faculty development and culture for quality (chair; Jostein Bakke)
09:15   Faculty development and how to create a culture for change among faculty staff (Gabriele Weaver, TFD UMASS)
10:00   InterAct at UiO – how to get engaged teachers? (Knut Mørken, UiO)
10:30   Coffee

Excursion and field work in earth science (chair; Bjarte Hannisdal)
10:45   Teaching in the field – experiences from Svalbard (Lene Håkansson, UNIS)
11:15   Mobile applications for excursions and field work (Joachim Jacobs, UiB)
11:45   Geomatics in Earth science (Simon Buckley, UNI Research)

12:15   Lunch in the hall outside the Department of Earth scinece

New teaching forms and new technology in Earth science (chair; Karianne Lilleøren)
13:15   Alternative evaluation forms in higher education (Karen Mair, UiB)
13:45   Experiences from running a MOOC (Asgeir Sorteberg, UiB)
14:15   GeoCLASS: E-learning in geoscience at UiB and UiO (Leiv-J. Gelius, professor i geofag ved UiO)

14:45   Coffee and refreshments

The iEarth consortium and the road ahead (chair; Lena Håkansson)
15:00   Bjarte Hannisdal – How to teach Earth System Science?
15:30   iEarth – what’s next – discussion (Panel; Ulysses Ninnemann (?), Ivar Nordmo, Bjarte Hannisdal, Matthias Lundmark, Jostein Bakke)

16:15   Closing remarks – Gabriele Weaver