Val - sounds great!

On Jan 12, 2011, at 3:25 PM, Val Sloan wrote:

> Hi Julie,
> Do you think I could post an opportunity for geoscience students on  
> this listserv?  It is a summer internship dedicated to increasing  
> the number of students from minority groups that are  
> underrepresented in the geosciences, here in Boulder, CO.  
> Opportunities include doing a project on geoscience education.
> Val
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> On Dec 30, 2010, at 1:01 PM, Julie Libarkin wrote:
>> Reminder: Special Issue of Journal of Geoscience Education
>> Manuscripts for the Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE) special  
>> issue on geoscience education and global development were due  
>> December 31, 2010. THIS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JAN. 15, 2011  
>> TO ACCOMMODATE AUTHORS. Please contact special issue associate  
>> editors for more information about the special issue (contact  
>> information below).
>> This special issue will focus on work being conducted globally in  
>> which geoscience education is a means to support human development  
>> goals, including universal access to education, elimination of  
>> poverty, gender equality, and environmental sustainability.  Papers  
>> on the following topics would be welcome:
>> 1. Descriptions of curricula, instructional strategies, or  
>> assessments designed for use in particular social, economic, or  
>> political contexts;
>> 2. Studies of the use of information and communication technologies  
>> in under resourced
>> schools or communities;
>> 3. Comparative research studies evaluating country performance in  
>> international tests such as PISA and TIMMs;
>> 4. Descriptions of developing-developed world partnership models;
>> 5. Methodologies for the study of geoscience teaching and learning  
>> in a developing world context;
>> 6. Reports on understanding, awareness, and/or attitudes towards  
>> the geosciences;
>> 7. Case studies of successful strategies for teaching geosciences  
>> in bi  or multi lingual classrooms;
>> 8. Theoretical papers that focus on the linkages between  
>> geosciences education and development.
>> Special Associate Editors
>> Sharon Locke, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and  
>> University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; [log in to unmask] 
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>> Ian McKay, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; [log in to unmask] 
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>> R Shankar, Mangalore University, India; [log in to unmask]
>> Submission Guidelines
>> Letters of submission should state that the manuscript is intended  
>> for this special issue. Submissions must comply with JGE  
>> guidelines, available at:

Julie Libarkin
Associate Professor, Director - Geocognition Research Lab
Michigan State University
206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: 517-355-8369
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Geoscience Education

Affiliations: Department of Geological Sciences, Division of Science  
and Mathematics Education, Cognitive Science Program, Center for  
Research on College Science Teaching and Learning