Soils, Slopes, and Streams 2: Pedagogy

Meets: Course Available 24/7

Location: Online Self-Paced

Registration Fee: $25.00

This course is the second of a three-part series of courses designed to increase knowledge about Earth surface processes for both traditional K-12 teachers and alternative educators. It is focused on soils, streams and slopes and the processes that impact human lives. In this course, content will be integrated with pedagogy through coursework and reflections. Participants can earn a digital badge and Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) credits by completing all three courses in the series.

This course is an online, asynchronous course delivered via D2L and contains approximately 4 hours of content.

Fee:   $25.00


Online Self-Paced


Jean Dixon

Jean Dixon is an associate professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University and a specialist in the field of earth surface processes and change. Her research and teaching focus on the movement of soils and sediments at the Earth's surface and topics related to sustainability and natural hazards.

Robyn Gotz

Robyn Gotz is an instructor for Montana State University's Department of Earth Sciences and Master of Science in Science Education (MSSE) Program. She has a background in earth sciences, geoscience education, and online education and engagement.

The workshop is designed for educators across diverse backgrounds, including those at the K-12 level, instructors at nonprofit organizations, staff and administrators of after-school and outdoor programs, and other educators who seek to increase their knowledge and pedagogical skills surrounding Earth surface processes

Optional Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) credits are available for participants who complete all three courses.


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