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Geoscience Education Research Division

Mission Statement

The Geoscience Education Research Division (GER) is committed to the promotion of high quality, scholarly research in geoscience education that improves teaching and learning in K-12, higher education, and informal learning environments.

Ready to be an NAGT GER member (or need to renew your membership)?

Join Now » or Click here (Acrobat (PDF) 86kB Sep29 14) to download the paper application/renewal form.

Want the latest news on the GER Division?

Check out our Special Edition Summer 2015 newsletter: The GER Exchange! (Acrobat (PDF) 1.2MB Aug17 15)

Do you have something to share with the GER Division?

Submit funding, scholarship/award, graduate/postdoc opportunities, articles worth reading, and GER researchers to spotlight here!

The Division exists to:

What's in a name?:

We have chosen GER (read aloud as "G-E-R") for our division name to be consistent with the original division charter and to better situate the division within the broader DBER community. We anticipate that GER for Geoscience Education Research will be as recognizable a brand as PER (for Physics), CER (for Chemistry) and BER (for Biology).

Be part of the growing movement to engage Discipline-Based Education Research in the Geosciences! Learn more about opportunities for Bringing Research on Learning to the Geosciences–workshops, projects, research groups, references and more.

GER Researcher Spotlight:

The GER Division is looking to highlight a different researcher in each of its newsletters. Know someone who deserves to be in the GER Spotlight? Contact Katherine Ryker ( with nominations, or self-nominate by filling out the form here: NAGT GER Newsletter Template (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 14kB May13 15).

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