Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 18 Issue 03

View Issue TOC
Volume 18, No. 3
Pages 80 - 81

OpenAccess

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • Method First, Results Later

Tom Garrison
First Paragraph

About ten years ago I participated in the first of a series of workshops sponsored by the National Science Foundation to determine ideal course content for a college undergraduate student’s first class in marine science. A few years later I was lucky to be present at the birth of COSEE (Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence), the preeminent organization for influencing teacher training in the marine sciences. This last June it was my pleasure to be a team leader for the CORE (Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education) subcommittee charged with the responsibility of suggesting what oceanic knowledge should be presented to the general public. I have spent much time thinking about our field and how it might be represented to the folks who pay the bills.

Citation

Garrison, T. 2005. Education: Method first, results later. Oceanography 18(3):80–81, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2005.32.

Copyright & Usage

This is an open access article made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format as long as users cite the materials appropriately, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate the changes that were made to the original content. Images, animations, videos, or other third-party material used in articles are included in the Creative Commons license unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If the material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission directly from the license holder to reproduce the material.