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HydroLearn TM (Summer 2020) Hackathon Videos Now Available

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The HydroLearn TM project hosted a two-week virtual hackathon for hydrology and water resources instructors to participate in the development of online learning resources that can serve the larger community.  Following a “hackathon” approach, the workshop brought together more than 30 faculty members from 28 universities across the US and one international institution. During the hackathon, the participants collaborated remotely and co-created educational resources that support the increased focus on online teaching, but can also serve the transition back to in-class learning by harnessing ongoing efforts to develop effective digital teaching resources.  The workshop included training on the development of resources using research-based pedagogical approaches. The hackathon resulted in the development of a total of 14 modules co-developed collaboratively by groups of 2-3 participants.

Learn more about the Virtual Hackathon by viewing the daily sessions.

Thank you all for participating! Below are links to the submission videos:

  1. Intelligent Earth Computational and Data Science Methods for Research submitted by Dr. Christina Bandaragoda, University of Washington and Dr. Tao Wen, Syracuse University
  2. Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology submitted by Dr. Viviana Maggioni, George Mason University, VA and Dr. Manuela Girotto, University of California, Berkeley.
  3. Fluid Mechanics: Bernoulli's Equation submitted by Dr. Mauricio Arias, University of South Florida and Dr. William Gonwa, Milwaukee School of Engineering.
  4. Evapotranspiration submitted by Dr. Jo Archibald, Humboldt State University, Dr. Hugo Gutierrez, The University of Texas at El Paso, and Dr. Shangping Xu, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.
  5. Rational Methods to PCSWMM: Matching Models to Situations submitted by Dr. Gianna Cothren, University of New Orleans and Dr. David Spelman, Bradley University.
  6. StorAge Selection (SAS) and mesa.py: A gentle introduction submitted by Dr. Ciaran Harman, Johns Hopkins.
  7. Stream Solute Tracers submitted by Dr. Adam Ward, Indiana University.
  8. Groundwater Flow submitted by Dr. Erin Haacker, University of Nebraska - Lincoln and Dr. Mira Olson, Drexel University
  9. Hydrologic Droughts and Drying Rivers submitted by Dr. Hillary McMillan, San Diego State University and Dr. Joann Mossa, University of Florida.
  10. Aquifer Characterization: Case Study from Snake Valley submitted by Dr. Alex Beebe, University of South Alabama and Dr. Mark Hausner, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV.
  11. Hydrologic Design in PCSWMM submitted by Dr. Zuhdi Aljobeh, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Courtney Di Vittorio, Drexel University and Damien Di Vittorio, Drexel University. 
  12. Water Planning for Sustainability submitted by Dr. Freddi Bruschke, CSU Fullerton and Dr. Sam Sandoval-Solis, University of California, Davis.
  13. Snow Hydrology 101 submitted by Dr. David Chandler, Syracuse University and Dr. Josh Roundy, University of Kansas.
  14. Introduction to Floodplain Analysis submitted by Dr. Austin Polebitski, University of Wisconsin Platteville and Dr. Tyler Smith, Clarkson University, KY.

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