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Bailey Warren: Beach Report Card and Blue Carbon

June 11th to August 24th, 2020San Clemente, California, USAImperial Beach, California, USA Bailey will be working with two organizations this summer, Surfrider in San Clemente and Wildcoast in Imperial Beach, working remotely for now, but hopefully getting out to the beaches and wetlands of California. Surfrider: Bailey will be conducting necessary research, data collection, and […]

The Start of a New Adventure

It’s been an exciting start to being an Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) intern! I have the privilege of working with the Oceans Program and Research and Development Team. I am assisting the Japan Support Team, answering questions and providing research and metrics for policy implementation. The position is flexible and on top of the work I am doing […]

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…

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