Department of Geosciences represented at national meeting

Dr. Ron Schott, assistant professor of geosciences at Fort Hays State University, attended the GSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition: Science, Learning and Colleagues, the Geological Society of America's annual meeting, in Salt Lake City.

He was accompanied by one undergraduate student and four graduate students.

Schott presented a paper titled "Integrating Google Earth Imagery and Cubic QTVR Panoramas into Web-Based Virtual Field Experiences." He presented his experiences and thoughts on the topic of integrating technology, specifically Internet-based technology, in the classroom setting as a method to provide a broader more inclusive context to field-based university courses.

The GSA Annual Meeting is a forum for bringing together geoscientists and educators from around the world to improve the understanding and application of geosciences.

This year's program focused on education-related topics as well as special topics addressing geologic hazards, resource utilization and environmental policy.

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