Ocean 506B: Instructional Technologies (IT) in Oceanography Seminar
(only 1 unit!),
Instructor: Scott Veirs
Date and time: Mondays, 12:30-1:30
Location: Ocean Science Building (OSB), Spatial Analysis laboratory (OSB Room 111)
Participants (web pages and emails)
- Audience: University of Washington undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff
interested in using information technology to help teach oceanography or earth science.
- Course objectives:
- Survey exemplary applications of IT and extant tools
- Provide resources and skills
- Facilitate each participant's creation of a web page and teaching tool/resource
- April 9: Introductions, overview, and logistics
- Oceanographic IT innovations at the UW and elsewhere
- Resources for further IT innovation at the UW
- May 7: Oceanography web and HTML basics
- May 14: UWIRED
tools presentation/workshop by Mark Alway, Lead Software Developer
- May 21: Puget Sound and Pacific Northwest online data sources
- May 28: Holiday = Memorial Day
- June 4: Individual work on projects
- Evaluation: Mid- and end-of-quarter web-based qualitatitive evaluations.
- Supplementary resources and references:
- Syllabus Magazine, read by more than 300,000 educators worldwide, includes feature articles, case studies, product reviews, and profiles of technology use at the instructor, departmental, and institutional levels.
If you would like to request academic accommodations due to a disability, please contact Disabled
Student Services, 448 Schmitz, (206) 543-8924 (V/TTY). If you have a letter from Disabled
Student Services indicating you have a disability that requires academic accommodations, please
present the letter to me so we can discuss the accommodations you might need for the class.