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.
The RIVER Field Studies Network (RIVER) is committed to cultivating an environment where people of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed and treated with equity and respect. In RIVER, we value diversity in all its forms, including race and ethnicity; gender identity, expression and sexual orie... Read More
We are happy to share our RFSN "Code of Conduct" drafted as part of the spring workshops involving the 2022 River Scholars cohort and the members at large. Read More
I've begun developing an iNaturalist Project to support biodiversity literacy for undergraduate learning objectives on our VCU James River field course, "Footprints on the James". This overview project harvests all > 63,000 + observations of 5,000+ species by 4,000+ observers within a narrow buff... Read More
Meet River Field Studies Network 2022 River Scholar, Aaron Koning, National Geographic Young Explorer & Postdoc at University of Nevada, Reno - http://www.aaronkoning.com/research Read More