Laura Guertin

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Professor, Penn State Brandywine

Research Summary

Pedagogical research includes the role of technology in increasing the scientific, geographic, digital and information literacies of non-STEM students in introductory-level Earth science courses; designing new models of science communication and engagement with audiences for Earth science education and defining science-society connections.

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Recent Publications

Impact of Student Produced Audio Narrative (SPAN) assignments on students’ perceptions and attitudes toward science in introductory geoscience courses

Kraal, E. R., Sirrakos, G., Guertin, L., Epstein, A. & Simmens, G., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Geoscience Education.

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Science literacy meets information literacy: Using Zotero as a teaching tool

Clements, N. & Guertin, L., Jan 2016, In: College and Research Libraries News. 77, 1, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Insights from a convocation: Integrating discovery-based research into the undergraduate curriculum

Elgin, S. C. R., Bangera, G., Decatur, S. M., Dolan, E. L., Guertin, L., Newstetter, W. C., San Juan, E. F., Smith, M. A., Weaver, G. C., Wessler, S. R., Brenner, K. A. & Labov, J. B., Jun 2016, In: CBE Life Sciences Education. 15, 2, fe2.

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Generating SEG Wiki articles to improve student geoscience content and literacy

Guertin, L., Mar 1 2016, In: Leading Edge. 35, 3, p. 274-276 3 p.

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Pre-Recorded Online Audio Review Sessions

Guertin, L., Dec 27 2010, In: College Teaching. 59, 1, p. 45 1 p.

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Using tombstone records from Centralia, PA, to evaluate the effects of mining activities on male survivorship

Scholtz, L. A. & Guertin, L., Mar 1 2010, In: Pennsylvania Geographer. 48, 1, p. 3-15 13 p.

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Just-in-time teaching exercises to engage students in an introductory-level dinosaur course

Guertin, L. A., Zappe, S. E. & Kim, H., Dec 1 2007, In: Journal of Science Education and Technology. 16, 6, p. 507-514 8 p.

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Integrating handheld technology with field investigations in introductory-level geoscience courses

Guertin, L. A., Mar 2006, In: Journal of Geoscience Education. 54, 2, p. 143-146 4 p.

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