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2012
Friday, March 23rd
9:30 AM

Effect of the EnvironMentors Program on Increasing Students’ Interest in Pursuing Science-Related College Majors and Careers

Brian Gates, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Brett Bruyere, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Kristen Broadfoot

Research Meeting Room

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Incorporating A Forest Insect Alphabet and Edge of LIfe: Forest Pathology Art into a Forest Insects and Disease Class

David L. Kulhavy, Stephen F Austin State University
Charles Jones, Stephen F Austin State University

Natural Resources Meeting Room

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Getting Students to Read and Think: Using Popular Literature in an Introductory Natural Resources Course

Laura E. DeWald, Western Carolina University

Natural Resources Meeting Room

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

High School Science Teachers and Forestry Education: How are they Connected?

Shannon M. Fowler, Virginia Tech
John F. Munsell, Virginia Tech

Research Meeting Room

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Connect Programs, People and Nature Through Communications Networks and Effective Leadership

Delwin E. Bensen, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Natural Resources Meeting Room

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Wildlife Conservation Law Enforcement: a New 2 + 2 Degree

Mark C. Wallace, Texas Tech University

Research Meeting Room

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Military Veterans in Natural Resources Management: the Veterans Fire Corps Model

William W. Doe, Veterans Green Jobs

Research Meeting Room

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Teaching a Large Field Course in the 21st Century

Paul C. Layden, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Robert Coleman, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Natural Resources Meeting Room

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Warner College of Natural Resources Offers Hands-on Management Experience to Students Through Forestry Field Practices Course

Jamie M. Dahl, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Kurt Mackes, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Natural Resources Meeting Room

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

1:00 PM

Participative, Blended and Networked Learning: Meeting Educational Needs in Australia’s Rangelands

John A. Taylor, University of Queensland
Patricia M. Andrews, University of Queensland

Legends Room

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Preliminary Assessment of Global Competency Curriculum Content in SAF Accredited Forestry Programs

James R. Barborak, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
James Allen, Northern Arizona University
Yeon-Su Kim, Northern Arizona University
Bruce E. Fox, Northern Arizona University
Michael R. Wagner, Northern Arizona University
Harvey Charles, Northern Arizona University

Research Meeting Room

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Using Service Learning Projects to Partner with Higher Education

Philip Smartt, University of Tennessee - Martin

Green and Gold Room

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Build a Community to Retain Students in Online Programs

Michael Kanters, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Michelle G. Harrolle, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Legends Room

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

FAEIS – the Food and Agricultural Education Information System

William W. Richardson, Virginia Tech
Mary Marchant
Eric Smith
Eric Vance
Lisa Hightower

Research Meeting Room

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

PINEMAP Intern Program: Integrating Undergraduates into Forest Resource and Climate Change Research and Education

John B. Kidd, Virginia Tech University
John R. Seiler, Virginia Tech University
Martha C. Monroe, University of Florida
Shobha Sriharan, Virginia State University

Green and Gold Room

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

New IUFRO Initiative to Improve Forest Sciences Study Programmes: the Task Force EFS (Education in Forest Sciences)

Siegfried E. Lewark, University of Freiburg, Germany
Piotr J. Paschalis, Warsaw University of Life Sciences

Research Meeting Room

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Cliff, the Rope and the Safety Net: Teaching Through Service Learning

Marc J. Stern, Virginia Tech University

Green and Gold Room

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

UAF’s School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences’ Experience with Distance Delivery

Peter J. Fix, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Legends Room

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Analysis of Principles and Contents of University Curricula Carried Out at the Faculties of Forestry in Poland

Piotr Paschalis-Jakubowicz, Warsaw University of Life Sciences

Research Meeting Room

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Evaluating Individual Contributions to Team Projects

George R. Hess
Gary Blank
Shari Rodriguez

Green and Gold Room

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Repositioning Rangeland Education for a Changing World

Chris Call, Utah State University
Karen Launchbaugh, University of Idaho
Laurie Abbott, New Mexico State University - Main Campus
Karen Hickman, Oklahoma State University - Main Campus
Patricia Johnson, South Dakota State University
Mel George, University of California - Davis
Susan Marshall, Humboldt State University
Ed Krumpe, University of Idaho

Legends Room

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Defying Distance Education: Building a New Recreation Resource Management Program

Robin L. Ceurvorst, Utah State University

Legends Room

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:15 PM

Using CitSci.org as a Conduit for Authentic Natural Resource Learning and Engagement

Greg Newman, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Alycia Crall
Jim Graham
Russell Scarpino

Research Meeting Room

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Watershed Services: A Collaborative International Embedded Field Course

Wayde C. Morse, Auburn University Main Campus
Quint Newcomer, University of Georgia

Natural Resources Meeting Room

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Field Philosophy: The Path from Dualism to Complexity

Lissy Goralnik, Michigan State University

Natural Resources Meeting Room

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

First-year Experience Course: Problem Solving, Inquiry, and Integration

Kimberly H. Cowgill, Virginia Tech
Donald J. Orth, Virginia Tech
Eric P. Wiseman, Virginia Tech
Dean F. Stauffer, Virginia Tech

Research Meeting Room

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Field-based Learning in Surface and Groundwater Processes: Preparing Water Literate Citizens and Water Resource Professionals

Sara L. Rathburn, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Michael Ronayne, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Stephanie Kampf, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Research Meeting Room

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Incorporating Film, Television, and Photographs into the Natural Resources Curriculum: Using Visual Texts to Create Virtual Field Trips, Provide Historical Perspective, and Construct Case Studies That Underscore the Voices of Stakeholders

Anne C. Axel, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Research Meeting Room

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Saturday, March 24th
8:30 AM

Contrasting Student Values About General Education vs. Major Courses: Differences Among Majors, Sexes and Standing

John D. Bailey, Oregon State University
Susis Brubaker-Cole, Oregon State University
Bill Bogley, Oregon State University
Milo Korstsky, Oregon State University

Forestry Room 127

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

UWSP CNR International Programs: Showcasing Three Models

Bobbi Z. Kubish, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Natural Resources Room 108

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

You Can’t Teach Wildlife and Fisheries Online, Can You? A Comparison of Student Learning and Satisfaction in Two Online and Face-to-Face Courses

Melissa R. Wuellner, South Dakota State University
David W. Willis, South Dakota State University
Denise Peterson, South Dakota State University
Gail Tidemann, South Dakota State University

Natural Resource Room 109

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Assessing Student Engagement in Colorado State University’s Warner College of Natural Resources

Debra K. Holman
Jerry J. Vaske
Peter Newman
Ethan Billingsley

Forestry Room 127

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

International Field Courses: Taking Learning Abroad to Develop Social, Ecological and Economic Context

Sky Stephens

Natural Resources Room

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Promoting the Study of Natural Resources in K-12 Classrooms: Developing Active Professional Learning Communities for Science Educators On-Line

Russanne Low, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
David Gosselin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Natural Resource Room 109

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Environmental Attitudes and Intentions: the Effects of an Environmentally-Focused Study Abroad Program

Craig Matisoff, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Roger L. Moore, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Annette Moore, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Michael Tarrant, University of Georgia

Natural Resources Room 108

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Joomla as a Tool for Hybrid or Online Course Development

Jeremy P. Stovall, Stephen F Austin State University

Natural Resource Room 109

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Pre- and Post-Course Assessment to Assess – AGRI-NRES 103 Introduction to Agricultural and Natural Resource Systems

Gary L. Bailey, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
James Brandle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
John E. Quinn, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Forestry Room 127

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Undergraduate Experiential Learning Activity to Improve Communication Skills and Engage Public School Students in Forest Ecological Principles

John R. Seiler, Virginia Tech
Nick Fuhrman, University of Georgia
Carolyn Copenheaver, Virginia Tech
John Peterson, Virginia Tech
Shannon Fowler, Virginia Tech

Natural Resource Room 109

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Internship as Outcomes Assessment for Meeting Accreditation Requirements

Glen R. Bishop, Arkansas Tech University
Theresa A. Herrick, Arkansas Tech University

Natural Resource Room 109

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Creating Environmental Leaders through Service Learning: a Classroom Transition from Theory to Real World Application

Roslynn G. Brain, Utah State University
Robert H. Schmidt, Utah State University

Natural Resource Room 109

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

12:30 PM

GIS in Natural Resource Education: Where are we Headed?

Joseph K. Berry, University of Denver

Natural Resources Room 108

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Technical Choices for Converting a Large Class in Wildlife Ecology into a Distance Education Program

Tom Seibert, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Natural Resources Room 109

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Understanding Scholarly Communication – Tools to Help Graduate Students Publish

Susanne Clement, Utah State University

Forestry Room 127

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Assessing Geospatial Learning Outcomes: Results and Lessons Learned

John D. Carr, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Heather Cheshire, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
George Hess, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Donna Bailey, University of North Carolina
Hugh Devine, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Natural Resources Room 108

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Bridging the Gap for Emerging Professionals: CNHP's Professional Internship Program

David G. Anderson, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Jeremy Siemers, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Forestry Room 127

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Civic Engagement in the Hybrid Classroom: Using the Virtual World to Connect Students to Solving Resource Issues

Pat S. Stephens-Williams, Stephen F Austin State University

Natural Resources Room 109

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Facilitating Online Course Design in a Faculty Learning Community (FLC)

Jessica K. Tomaszewski, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Natural Resources Room 109

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

How Service-Learning Can Support the Practice of, and Education About, Collaborative Natural Resource Management

Kimberly J. Coleman, University of Vermont

Forestry Room 127

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Site Planning Using GIS: University / Agency Service Learning Collaboration

Rob Porter, Western Illinois University

Natural Resources Room 108

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:15 PM

Closing the Science-Practice Gap: Scientists and Community Members as Partners in Wildfire Management

Judy Serby, Colorado State Forest Service

Forestry Room 127

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Innovation in Natural Resources Engagement at Land-Grant Universities: a View from the Center for Collaborative Conservation

Robin S. Reid, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Kimberly Skelander, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Ch'aska Huayhuaca, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Jill Lackett, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Patrick Flynn, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Stacy Lynn, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Natural Resources Room 109

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Incorporating Measures of Community in Wildland Fire Preparedness Education

Jerry J. Vaske, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
James D. Absher, USDA Forest Service PSRS
Katie M. Lyon, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Forestry Room 127

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Supporting Fisheries Undergraduate Education with Realistic Laboratory Exercises and Research Experience

Christopher A. Myrick, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Zachary E. Underwood, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Kristoph D. Kinzli, Florida Gulf Coast University

Natural Resources Room 109

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Sustainability Beliefs of First-year Students in Natural Resources

Donald J. Orth, Virginia Tech
Kim Hodge Cowgill, Virginia Tech
Dean F. Stauffer, Virginia Tech
Eric P. Wiseman, Virginia Tech

Natural Resources Room 109

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:15 PM

Colorado Are You FireWise? Program: An Overview

Lisa Mason, Colorado State Forest Service
Courtney Peterson, Colorado State Forest Service

Forestry Room 127

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM