Thanks for the news Cathy. Kim is very deserving of this honor.
Cathy Manduca wrote:
> Hi all-
> Thought you would like to know that Kim Kastens has been selected to
> receive the AGU Prize for Excellence in Geophysical Education this
> year. The prize recognizes her for early recognition of the
> importance of research into how individuals perceive and learn
> geophysical concepts, for her own pioneering work on map reading and
> 3-D visualizatons, and for her leadership in establishing
> collaborations among geoscientists and cognitive scientists.
> I think that this is nice recognition from AGU of the value of the
> research that all of us are doing on aspects of geoscience thinking,
> learning and teaching.
> Kim will receive the prize at the AGU Joint Assembly in Toronto this
> spring. I know that she would appreciate your support if you are
> attending the meeting.
> Cathryn A Manduca
> Director, Science Education Resource Center
> Executive Director, National Association of Geoscience Teachers
> Carleton College
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