2014-15 Building Strong Geoscience Courses Workshop Facilitators
David McConnell is a professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University. His research focus is on science education, with specific attention to assessment of learning in large general education geoscience classes.
Barbara Tewksbury is a structural geologist, on the faculty at Hamilton College for over 35 years. She teaches courses in structural geology and tectonics, GIS, planetary geology, and an intro geo course on geology and human events in North Africa and the Middle East.
Karl Wirth is an Associate Professor in the Geology Department at Macalester College. He teaches courses in mineralogy, petrology, and planetary geology. His main research interests are in metacognition, metadisciplinary skills, and assessing student learning in the geosciences.