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Trina Kilty

Trina Kilty

Graduate Assistant

M.S., Michigan State University, 1995

B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris, 1993

Trina Johnson Kilty is a graduate assistant in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Wyoming. She began coursework in the Ed.D. program, Instructional Technology Professional Studies, in 2013. She transitioned to the Ph.D. program in 2015 and her program of study was approved in 2016. She is seeking minors in Quantitative and Qualitative Education Research as well as an Online Instruction Certificate. Trina worked as an Instructional Designer for six years. Prior to that, she designed and taught introductory college geoscience courses using a variety of delivery methods including traditional face-to-face, short-term/compressed semester, weekend-intensive, hybrid, field-based, overseas and on military bases, tele-course, online, and correspondence. She wrote two laboratory manuals to accompany lab kits for the distance student in geology. The manuals emphasize experimental and experiential aspects of geology.

Research Interests:

  • Mobile technologies in field-based & outdoor science courses
  • Visual representation of data
  • Universal design for laboratory science courses
  • Teaching in the geosciences

 Graduate Assistant - Teaching:

  • Science Methods I and II
  • Residency in Teaching

 Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:

  • AAPG: American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • AECT: Association for Educational Communication & Technology
  • GSA: Geological Society of America
  • NAGT: National Association of Geoscience Teachers
  • Sigma Xi, scientific research society

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