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Human Impacts on Sharks: Developing an Essay Through Peer-Review on a Discussion Board
Through computer technology (WebCT, Blackboard), students develop a paper topic (in this case, the human impacts on sharks) that is peer reviewed by additional students answering guided questions. This Starting Point page details the learning goals, context of use, teaching materials, and assessment method for this activity. Also included are useful references and resources and topics discussed.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Guide for instructor
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
WebCT or Blackboard
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-324
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Laura Guertin
Earth Sciences, Penn State University Delaware County