Earth Talks Seminar: Rod Erickson "e-Education and the Research University ..."
Announcing the Spring 2012 Earth Talks Seminar Series: “Electronic Media and Environmental Science: e-Education to e-Data”
Electronic media are changing the way we use and find data to understand the environment. At the same time, the fraction of U.S. undergraduates that took at least one online course between 2000 and 2008 increased from 8-20%. Growth in electronic media are thus changing our lives as environmental scientists and educators and how we communicate with citizens outside the university.
This EarthTalks colloquium series will present a slate of speakers who will address various aspects of how electronic media is changing how we teach and learn and explore the environment, and how this media is changing the research university. Speakers will span from local to global thinkers on the topic, including University President Rod Erickson.
committee for the seminar series includes Sue Brantley, Lee
Kump, Dave Yoxtheimer, Seth Blumsack, and Ann Taylor.
All seminars are
held on Mondays at 4:00 pm in 112 Walker Building.
Below is the current schedule of speakers (for updates to the schedule, go to http://www.eesi.psu.edu/2012_EarthTalks.shtml)
April 9 Rodney Erickson, President, Penn State, "e-Education and the Research University: A Conversation"
Debbie Lambert Penn State University Earth & Environmental Systems Institute 2217 EES Building University Park, PA 16802 814-863-7091 - Fx 814-865-3191