2012-13 Traveling Teaching Workshop Facilitators
McConnell is a professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
at North Carolina
His research focus is on science education, with specific attention to
assessment of learning in large general education geoscience classes.
Tewksbury is a structural geologist, on the faculty at Hamilton College for
over 35 years. She teaches courses in structural geology and tectonics, GIS,
planetary geology, and an intro geo course on geology and human events in North
Africa and the Middle East.
Wirth is an Associate Professor in the Geology Department at Macalester
College. He teaches courses in mineralogy, petrology, and planetary
geology. His main research interests are in metacognition, metadisciplinary
skills, and assessing student learning in the geosciences.