In the summer of 2012, COSEE NOW worked with The Mid Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) to run a needs assessment workshop for scientists interested in teaching with data from the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). The meeting took place at Rutgers University’s Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences and involved four […]
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Developing Tools to Engage Undergraduates in Data from Observatories
The Education and Public Engagement (EPE) Implementing Organization (IO) is dedicated to developing data visualization tools that will facilitate the use of data from Ocean Observing Initiative (OOI) to enhance undergraduate teaching. To enhance the utility and usability of these tools, a needs assessment performed with members of the undergraduate teaching community. The Community Survey: […]
MACOORA Usability Test
Can web sites and data visualizations be tested? How does one find out how usable they are? In August 2008, a team of COSEE NOW members conducted a web site usability test with a group of fishermen to learn more about the process and how fishermen use real-time ocean data.
COSEE NOW 2008 Scientist Survey Report
What do scientists think about coastal sciences education & outreach? Are they engaged? And, in what ways are they contributing? This report offers answers to those questions.
Real-time Data (RTD) in K-12 Classrooms: A report
How do teachers use real-time data (RTD) in their classrooms? What data are they using? What do they need to integrate RTD into their teaching? This report offers some insights.
COSEE MA Scientist Survey 2004-2007 Report
Little is known about scientists’ involvement in education and outreach with K-12 schools and public audiences. This report includes scientist survey results from annual online surveys in 2004 through 2007.
COSEE MA Teacher PD 2003-2007 Evaluation Report
This report documents COSEE MA teacher professional development activities from 2003 to 2007, the model PD format and teachers’ reactions and responses.
So you want to read a blog?
Blogs have transformed the way people communicate in these early days of the 21st century. At their very essence, they are really nothing more than web pages where writers post their thoughts, albeit generally with much less pain than managing a normal site (and sometimes with a lot less thought). What makes blogs special is […]