Students set up a GPS.

Vol. 1, No. 1: Spring/Summer 2005

Contents

From the Dean of the Faculties

Rekindling the excitement for teaching and learning.

A Natural Laboratory for Teaching

Learning in the otherworldly landscapes of the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains.

Narrowing the Gap between Teachers and Students

Energizing geology with small-group, experiential, and hands-on learning.

The Synergy of Collaborative Teaching

Empowering students to better themselves and their communities.

Images and Ethics

Meeting the moral obligation to provide society with accurate visual information.

Test Your Visual Literacy

Take this quiz with examples from Claude Cookman’s class in infographics.

Remodeling Genetics

Discovering new and better ways to learn in a challenging discipline.

Nonhierarchical Teaching

When the teacher is ready, the student will appear.

Advocates for Community Engagement

Connecting the university and the community through service-learning.