Ph.D., Oceanography, MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program 1995
Educational innovation, emphasizing links between free-choice and formal learning
Project-based, team-oriented learning
Communicating scientific/technical ideas to general audiences
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2. Lipson, A., Epstein, A.W., Bras, R., and Hodges, K., 2007. Students perceptions of Terrascope, a project-based freshman learning community. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 16(4), 349-364.
3. Epstein, A. W., Lipson, A., Bras, R. and Hodges, K., 2006. Terrascope: A project-based, team-oriented freshman learning community with an environmental/Earth system focus. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 2006, paper 2006-435. American Society for Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Civil and En