Yes, I would definitely like a copy! I have been using some of your samples
in my classes and really like them.


Elizabeth Shadman, Ph.D.
Natural Sciences Division, E210D
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106

On 4/30/10 6:02 AM, "Karen Kortz" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hello,
> Jessica Smay and I (Karen Kortz) want to announce the availability of Lecture
> Tutorials for introductory geoscience that we have been researching and
> developing.  Lecture Tutorials are short worksheets that students complete in
> small groups in class as an easy way to make the lecture more interactive.
> They are designed based on research on student learning as well as numerous
> studies of student misconceptions, and we tested them to check that they
> increase student learning (which they do!).
> There are two places where you can download sample Lecture Tutorials.  One set
> is posted on the WH Freeman site at:
> hysical+Geology&isbn=1429253789 (click on Sample Chapter on the left side).
> In addition, other Lecture Tutorials are posted in a module on the SERC
> website at: 
> x.html.  
> The SERC website also includes detailed information about how to use the
> Lecture Tutorials, some strategies and hints, as well as information about the
> research behind their design.  Jessica and I are also available and very happy
> to answer any questions you might have about the Lecture Tutorials.  Please
> email us at the addresses below.
> If you like the Lecture Tutorials, a full workbook with all 37 Lecture
> Tutorials is now available from WH Freeman to order for your class to
> facilitate implementation.  We are happy to help if you have any questions or
> would like a copy.
> Thanks to all who supported us in our research!
> --Karen and Jessica
> Karen Kortz: [log in to unmask] and Jessica Smay: [log in to unmask]
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> Karen Kortz, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor, Honors Program Coordinator
> Community College of Rhode Island
> 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI  02865
> 401-333-7443