Kim Anne Kastens: Talks & Posters
- Spatial Thinking in the New York State High School Earth Science Exam. Presented at the Geological Society of America, 9 October 2011.
- Geoscience Data Puzzles: Developing Students' Ability to Make Meaning from Data. Presented at the American Geophysical Union, 12 December 2010.
- Synthesis of Research
Thinking & Learning in the Geosciences:
Representational Competence. Presented at Geological Society of America,
19 October 2009.
Problems are We Trying to Solve Through the Use of Data, Simulations,
and Visualizations in Geoscience Education, and How Research on
Learning Can Help (25.6MB). Presented at the Workshop on Teaching
with New Geoscience Tools: Visualizations, Models, and Online Data,
February 11, 2008, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
- Cognitive Science Meets
Field Geology: How do geologists and students visualize 3-D geological
structures from the limited spatial information available in outcrops? (13.9MB). Presented at the Seismology, Geology,
and Tectonophysics Seminar, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, October
- What We've Learned so far about
Visualizations in Geoscience Education (1.4 MB). Presented at
Gordon Conference On Visualization in Science
& Education, July 5, 2007.
- Students' Strategies & Mistakes
Using a Map in the Real World (19.8MB). Talk given at L-DEO
& Geophysics seminar, March 8, 2007.
- To What Extent Should
Human/Environment Interactions be Included in Science Education? (9.8MB).
Kim A. Kastens and Margie Turrin. Presented to Federation of Earth
Science Information Partners (ESIP), July 19, 2006.
- Local Kid Makes Good... with help from the
hometown folks. Talk given
at symposium in honor of Charlie McClennen, June 1, 2006.
- Understanding, and Improving, How
Children Use Maps (16.2MB). Teachers College, September 19, 2005.
- Columbia University's Program
in Earth & Environmental Science Journalism (2.7MB). Presentation
to SommerUSAademie 2005 Wissenschaftsjournalismus, 6 September 2005.
- DLESE as a source of Pedagogical Cotent
Knowledge (0.74MB). DLESE Annual Meeting, University of South Florida,
July 10, 2005.
- Spatial Thinking in Geosciences (14MB).
CIESIN Spatial Seminar, May 5, 2005.
- The Digital Library for Earth
System Education (DLESE): What it can do for Educators and Research Programs (2.4MB).
L-DEO MG&G Seminar presented by Kim Kastens and Neil Holzman, February
- Pitfalls [and Possibilities] in
the Use of Maps to Visualize Earth Data and Understand Earth Processes (3.7MB).
Presented at workshop on Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations:
Using Images, Animations, and Models Effectively, Carleton College,
February 27, 2004. See also, Kastens' pre-workshop
essay (pdf) "My Attempts
to Use Maps (and Help Students use Maps) as a Tool for Visualizing, Synthesizing,
Capturing and Conveying Information about the Earth."
- Spatial Concepts are Critical in
Science Education (1.8MB). Lynn S. Liben
in collaboration with Kim A. Kastens, Shruti Agrawal, Adam E. Christensen,
and Lauren J. Meyers. Presented at NSF, February 19, 2009.
- Visualizing a 3-D Structure from Outcrop
Observations: Strategies Used by Geoscience Experts, Students and Novices (32MB).
Kim A. Kastens, Toru Ishikawa, and Lynn S. Liben. Presented at the
special session on "Visualization in the Geosciences" at
the Geological Society of America annual meeting, Philadelphia, October
- Adding Value to NSDL Resources through
Pedagogical Content Knowledge Annotations (2.8MB). Neil Holzman,
Kim A. Kastens, and Robert A. Arko. Presented at the Annual Meeting
of the National Science Digital Library, Washington, D.C., October
- Water-level Task Performance and Gender
are Linked to Success in Geology (2.2MB). Lynn
S. Liben, Kim A. Kastens, and Adam E. Christensen. Presented at the
18th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science,
New York, May 26, 2006.
- Undergraduates Struggle to Locate
Horizontal and Vertical within a Slanting Surface, a Precursor Skill
to the Geologists' Measurement of Strike and Dip (18.4MB). Lynn
S. Liben, Kim A. Kastens, and Adam E. Christensen. Presented at NSF
Research on Learning and Education Principal Investigator's Meeting,
- Earth System Science Education as a System:
Who is Responsible for Closing the Loop? (0.27MB) Margaret Turrin,
Kim A. Kastens. Presented at the 2005 Meeting of the Coalition for
Earth Systems Education, Implementing Earth System Science, K-16, September
- Instructor's Individualized Reports
(IIR) from the DLESE Community Review System (CRS) (3.5MB). Neil
Holzman, Kim Kastens, Robert Arko. Presented at the DLESE Annual Meeting,
- Where Are We? Understanding
and Improving how Children Translate from a Map to the Represented
Space and Vice Versa (57.9MB). Kim A. Kastens, Lynn S. Liben. Presented
at the Instructional Materials Development PI's Meeting, February 2005.
- Identifying and Finding Resources and
Resource Types that Work for DLESE's Various Audiences (8.6MB).
Kim A. Kastens, Barbara DeFelice, Christopher DiLeonardo, Sharon Tahirkheli.
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America,
November 7-10, 2004, and at the Annual Meeting of the National Science
Digital Library, November 15-17, 2004
- Students' Misconceptions About the Correspondences
Between a Map and the Terrain Represented by the Map (3.2MB). Kim
A. Kastens, Jennifer Griffith, Lynn S. Liben, and Linda Pistolesi.
Presented at Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 2003.