November 2008 Journal of Geoscience Education

Special Issue: Preparing Future Teachers of Geoscience

Volume 56, Number 5
On the Cover: Outcropping of the Portage Lake Volcanics (1.1 Ma), southeast of Isle Royale, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan.


Introduction to Special Issue
Ann Bykerk-Kauffman, California State University - Chico
Sandra Rutherford, Eastern Michigan University
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Earth Science Education Matters! A Master's Degree Program for In-Service Teachers
Sandra Rutherford, Eastern Michigan University
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SATELLITES: Students and Teachers Exploring Local Landscapes to Interpret the Earth from Space
Judy Lambert, University of Toledo
Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, Kent State University
Kevin Czajkowski, University of Toledo
Teresa Benko, University of Toledo
Bradley Shellito, Youngstown State University
Mikell Lynne Hedley, University of Toledo
William Slattery, Wright State University
Scott Sheridan, Kent State University
Carolyn Merry, Ohio State University
Janet Struble, University of Toledo
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Synthesizing Process and Pedagogy in the Development of a Field Marine Science Course for K-8 Teachers
Reed A. Schwimmer, Rider University
Peter R. Hester, Rider University
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Teaching Rocks and Minerals in the Hands on Lab: A Teaching and Learning Experience for Pre-credential Undergraduates at CSU Chico
Rachel Teasdale, CSU Chico
Bev Marcum, CSU Chico
Tanya Heaston, CSU Chico
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Impact of Backwards Faded Scaffolding in an Astronomy Course for Pre-service Elementary Teachers based on Inquiry
Stephanie J. Slater, University of Wyoming
Timothy F. Slater, University of Wyoming
Andrew Shaner, University of Arizona
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Designing and Implementing Earth Science Courses for a New Integrated Science Program for K-8 Teachers
Steve Mattox, Grand Valley State University
Pablo A. Llerandi-Román, Grand Valley State University
Larry Fegel, Grand Valley State University
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Enhancement of Geology Content Knowledge Through Field-Based Instruction for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers
Christina A. Tretinjak, San Diego State University
Eric M. Riggs, Purdue University
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The Moon Project: Student Research and Lesson Design in an Introductory Geoscience Course for Pre-service Teachers
Ann Bykerk-Kauffman, California State University - Chico
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Weather and Climate Course Design for Education Majors with and Without Science Majors
Thomas A. Kovacs, Eastern Michigan University
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Content is Not Enough: A History of Secondary Earth Science Teacher Preparation with Recommendations for Today
Elizabeth B. Lewis, Arizona State University
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An Earth Science Course for Pre-service Teachers
Iris M. Totten, Kansas State University
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