Field studies have a rich history in higher education with effective active learning pedagogy that immerses students in the environment, helping to transform them into the next generation of scientists.
Dear River Field Studies Network colleagues! Based on our 2019 survey of nearly 200 instructors, the costs associated with getting students out on the river, particularly for overnight immersive river field courses, is the biggest barrier to getting classes out on the river. In this... Read More
Apply now to be a 2023 River Field Studies Scholar! The RIVER Field Studies Network (RIVER) is an NSF Research Coordination Network in Undergraduate Biology Education framed around connecting rivers, people, and science through immersive field-based education. Two central objectives of... Read More
Lots of great news from across the network - including reports from the first RCN in-person "River Rendezvous", applications for the next professional development cycle, a river reports from 8 field courses from California to New York and places in between! Read More
Each discussion will take place at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. There is not cost to attend, but registration is required. We will record each discussion and share it with registrants, so even if you can't make it, we encourage you to register! 9/7: Trending River Topics to Focus Your Studies On I... Read More