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Earth Institute Research Projects

Cooling the Liberal Arts Curriculum

Lead PI: Dr. Mark A. Chandler

Unit Affiliation: Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR)

March 2010 - February 2013
Inactive
North America ; Pennsylvania
Project Type: Research Outreach

DESCRIPTION: This project aims to train faculty from an array of liberal arts disciplines in the use of global climate models, and how climate modeling and climate science could be incorporated into their curricula.

OUTCOMES: Two workshops were given in consecutive years, reaching roughly 40 liberal arts faculty members from 2- and 4-year colleges largely from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and the Carolinas.

SPONSOR:

Dickinson College

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Aeronautics & Space Administration

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$13,883

KEYWORDS

liberal arts climate and society curriculum education