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Jessica Graybill

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Dr. Jessica Graybill is an Assistant Professor in the Geography Department at Colgate University.  Her interdisciplinary pedagogy and research is in Urban Ecology, Urban Political Ecology, and Urban and Environmental Issues of the Former Soviet Union. Publications include The Rough Guide to Interdisciplinarity: Graduate Student Experiences (2006) and Continuity and Change: (Re)Constructing Geographies of the Environment in Late Soviet And …

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Evaluative Framework for International Collaboration

 The evaluation research reported here had two central aims: To provide formative evaluation of two cases of international collaborations between U.S. and German doctoral programs and to use this experience to develop a framework for evaluation of international  collaboration in doctoral-level science education that allows us to assess the benefits of such international collaborations to students, faculty and graduate programs. In the …

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IGERT Urban Ecology at UW

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The mission of the IGERT Urban Ecology was “to improve Earth’s condition by engaging policy makers, scientists, students and citizens in the generation, teaching and use of knowledge about the interactions between humans and ecological processes in urbanizing environments.” In December 2004, CIRGE presented the results of three years formative and summative evaluative work to the Urban Ecology IGERT faculty, students, departmental chairs, …

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Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Interdisciplinarity

The US National Science Foundation’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) programs aim to encourage new approaches to interdisicplinary education.  IGERTS are developed to meet the challenges of educating doctoral level scientists, engineers and educators with the interdisciplinary background, deep knowledge in chosen disciplines and the technical, professional and interpersonal skills to lead their fields and become creative agents …

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