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Kelsey Shoup: Socially Responsible Seafood and Sustainable Seaweed

Seafood SolutionsOakland, CA USAJune 1-August 17, 2020 Monterey Bay SeaweedsMoss Landing Marine Labs, Moss Landing, CA, USAJune 1-August 17 This summer, Kelsey will be splitting her time between two organizations: Seafood Solutions and Monterey Bay Seaweeds. At Seafood Solutions Kelsey will support the Project Director to advance select projects of the Conservation Alliance for Seafood […]

Janet Kung: Climate Change and Fisheries Management

Environmental Defense FundSan Francisco, CA, USAJune 1- August 7, 2020 Janet will support EDF Oceans in developing country-by-country climate change sensitivity profiles and incorporating climate change impacts into fishery management tools. She will assist the Lead Senior Scientist, Oceans with reviewing peer-reviewed literature on climate change effects on fisheries, supporting research to advance climate-ready fishery […]

Illeana Alexander: Fisheries Policy for Japan

Environmental Defense FundSan Francisco, CA, USAJune 1 – August 7, 2020 This summer Illeana will be working with the Environmental Defense Fund as an Intern in the Ocean Program. They will be working with the Support Japan Team on the developing a way to evaluate the status of Japan’s effort to implement new fisheries policy. […]

Teaching Writing Online

In this article: Creating Community | Facilitating Collaboration | Building Motivation | Scaffolding Assignments | Addressing Different Learning Styles | Facilitating Peer Review | Providing Feedback | Integrating with Canvas | Final Tips | Additional …

Teaching Writing Online

In this article: Creating Community | Facilitating Collaboration | Building Motivation | Scaffolding Assignments | Addressing Different Learning Styles | Facilitating Peer Review | Providing Feedback | Integrating with Canvas | Final Tips | Additional …

Cameron Steagall: Climate Change & Plastics

Naval Postgraduate SchoolMonterey, CA Ocean ConservancySanta Cruz, CA Cameron will be splitting his time between NPS and Ocean Conservancy over the Summer. At NPS, Cameron will work on military installation and adaptation measures against sea-level rise and extreme weather events. This position is reliant on research and outreach to all levels of government regarding policy […]

Assessment & Feedback in Online Settings

Assessment and feedback are key parts of the learning cycle. Meaningful feedback is especially important to learning, as it provides students with detailed information about their work that helps guide them toward enhanced understanding of a subject, a…

Strategies for Engaging Students Online

In the shift to online learning, how can we create opportunities for learner engagement through the types of activities that are familiar in our face to face classrooms? Much in the same way as in our face to face classrooms, in an online, active learn…

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