Last Event: Thursday July 2 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Practical Solutions for Exploration Learning Online

Learn to create successful virtual classroom Exploration Learning experiences in this 2-hour webinar hosted by ASU’s Interplanetary Initiative

Exploration Learning includes inquiry, project-based learning and student-led studies to teach critical analysis of content, the research process, problem-solving and professional perseverance. Featured presenters will share their online active learning techniques and resources, including inquiry methodology, implementation of group thought processes online, virtual lab solutions and collaboration and peer evaluation methods.


Evgenya Shkolnik
Webinar Moderator
Associate director of the Interplanetary Initiative and Associate professor of astrophysics at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University.

Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Presenting: Open Inquiry in Person and Online
Managing director and co-chair of the Interplanetary Initiative at Arizona State University, and she is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the Psyche mission, selected in 2017 as the 14th in NASA’s Discovery program.

Turner Bohlen
Presenting: Beagle Learning
Founder and CEO at Beagle Learning, an edtech company whose purpose is to empower individuals to shape their own futures by building an innate passion for discovery, rewarding creativity and humanizing critical thinking. Beagle supports inquiry-based learning in-person and virtually.

Jon Harrison
Presenting: Strategies for Teaching Principles and Methods of Physiological Research Online 
Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University and environmental physiologist who studies how insects function, interact with their environment and evolve. Jon’s Animal Physiology Lab class showcases a combination of Labster simulations, at-home Arduino-based experiments and writing of a NIH-style research proposal by student groups. 

Jake Pinholster
Presenting: Peer Contracts and Assessments for Effective Online Collaboration
Associate dean for enterprise design and operations in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University and founding director of ASU @ Mesa City Center.

For More Information Contact:

Taryn Struck
Interplanetary Initiative