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.
A pre-print of the UFERN BioScience Paper, "Designing & Studying Student-Centered Undergraduate Field Experiences: The UFERN Model" is now available "Undergraduate field experiences (UFEs), where students learn and sometimes live together in nature, are critical for the field-based science disc... Read More
Dr. Todd Votteler interviews Dr. Denielle Perry, a water resource geographer and Assistant Professor at Northern Arizona University in the School of Earth and Sustainability. Perry is the Director of the Free Flowing Rivers Lab (https://denielleperry.com/research/). In addition, she is one of the le... Read More
“The message of exclusion has always been that it is not ours, not for us. Not the good jobs, not the best neighborhoods, not the good schools, not the finer things in life. Doing, being -- in nature and in all manner of activities -- contradicts the message. Being in nature reminds us that,... Read More
Denielle Perry chair of the Diversity, Outreach, & Membership Committee compiled this great list of DEI resources for field studies. Debuting here, soon to migrate and live on the drop down menu above. The spreadsheet has tabs for "Instructional Resources", "Films & Webinars", "Field R... Read More