Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Anne U. Gold

Anne is the Director of CIRES Education & Outreach and a Senior Associate Scientist at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where she focuses on science education for educators, students and the general public around climate, water, polar regions and general geoscience education. She is interested in understanding and studying effective ways of teaching and learning and is dedicated to grounding her education work in solid research and evaluation. She is a climate scientist by training with a doctoral degree in Paleoclimatology from the University of Regensburg in Germany.

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  • Fortner SK; Manduca CA; Ali HN; Saup CM; Nyarko SC; Othus?Gault S; Perera V; Tong VCH; Gold AU; Furman T. (May 2022). Geoscience Education Perspectives on Integrated, Coordinated, Open, Networked (ICON) Science. Earth and Space Science , 9(5). 10.1029/2022ea002298
  • Littrell MK; Gold AU; Koskey KLK; May TA; Leckey E; Okochi C. (Feb 2022). Transformative experience in an informal science learning program about climate change. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 10.1002/tea.21750
  • Gold AU; Atkins R; McNeal KS. (Dec 2021). Undergraduates' Graph Interpretation and Scientific Paper Reading Shift from Novice- to Expert-like as a Result of Participation in a Summer Research Experience: A Case Study. , 5(2), 7-19. 10.18833/spur/5/2/2
  • Boyd KJ; Okochi C; Littrell MK; Batchelor RL; Gold AU; Leckey E. (Oct 2021). Career implications for college student mentors through their contribution to a climate film outreach program for adolescents. International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement , 11(4), 308-323. 10.1080/21548455.2021.1996656
  • Boyd KJ; Gold AU; Littrell MK. (Sep 2021). Teaching practices around natural hazards and community resilience in Colorado. Journal of Geoscience Education , 1-14. 10.1080/10899995.2021.1964319
  • Leckey EH; Littrell MK; Okochi C; Gonzalez-Basco I; Gold A; Rosales-Collins S. (Jul 2021). Exploring local environmental change through filmmaking: the Lentes en Cambio Climatico program. The Journal of Environmental Education , 1-16. 10.1080/00958964.2021.1949570
  • Hill A; Jacquemart MN; Gold A; Tiampo K. (May 2021). Changing the Culture of Fieldwork in the Geosciences. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union , 102. 10.1029/2021eo158013
  • Batchelor R; Ali H; Gardner-Vandy K; Gold A; MacKinnon J; Asher P. (Apr 2021). Reimagining STEM Workforce Development as a Braided River. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union , 102. 10.1029/2021eo157277
  • Schloesser KA; Gold AU. (Apr 2021). Bringing polar topics into the classroom: Teacher knowledge, practices, and needs. Journal of Geoscience Education , 69(2), 113-122. 10.1080/10899995.2020.1729076
  • Gold AU; Pfirman S; Scowcroft GA. (Apr 2021). The imperative for polar education. Journal of Geoscience Education , 69(2), 97-99. 10.1080/10899995.2021.1903242
  • Schloesser K; Kurz J; Gold A. (Jan 2021). Too much or too little: Empowering students to plan for resiliency to flooding and drought. The Earth Scientist , XXXVIII(3), 18-24.
  • Griffith J; Grandell S; Harden EL; Gold A. (Jan 2021). Teaching Nature of Science Concepts in the Context of Past (Fram) and Present (MOSAiC) Arctic Expeditions. Science Scope , 44(4).
  • Batchelor R; Christensen A; Gold A; Okochi C. (Dec 2020). A Two-week Virtual Research Experience Program for Community College Students in the Geosciences. Advances in Engineering Education , 8(4). 10.18260/3-1-1153-98230
  • Tayne K; Littrell MK; Okochi C; Gold AU; Leckey E. (Oct 2020). Framing action in a youth climate change filmmaking program: Hope, agency, and action across scales. Environmental Education Research , 706-726. 10.1080/13504622.2020.1821870
  • Littrell MK; Tayne K; Okochi C; Leckey E; Gold AU; Lynds S. (Mar 2020). Student perspectives on climate change through place-based filmmaking. Environmental Education Research , 26(4), 594-610. 10.1080/13504622.2020.1736516
  • Morrison AL; Rozak S; Gold AU; Kay JE. (Mar 2020). Quantifying student engagement in learning about climate change using galvanic hand sensors in a controlled educational setting. Climatic Change: an interdisciplinary, international journal devoted to the description, causes and implications of climatic change , 159(1), 17-36. 10.1007/s10584-019-02576-6
  • Littrell MK; Okochi C; Gold AU; Leckey E; Tayne K; Lynds S; Williams V; Wise S. (Jan 2020). Exploring students’ engagement with place-based environmental challenges through filmmaking: A case study from the Lens on Climate Change program. Journal of Geoscience Education , 68(1), 80-93. 10.1080/10899995.2019.1633510
  • Gold, AU, PM Pendergast, CJ Ormand, DA Budd and K Mueller. (Dec 2018). Improving spatial thinking skills among undergraduate geology students through short online training exercises. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE EDUCATION , 40(18). 10.1080/09500693.2018.1525621
  • Libarkin, JC, AU Gold, SE Harris, KS McNeal and RP Bowles. (Oct 2018). A new, valid measure of climate change understanding: associations with risk perception. CLIMATIC CHANGE , 150(4-Mar). 10.1007/s10584-018-2279-y
  • Aksit, O, KS McNeal, AU Gold, JC Libarkin and S Harris. (Apr 2018). The influence of instruction, prior knowledge, and values on climate change risk perception among undergraduates. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING , 55(4). 10.1002/tea.21430
  • Gold, AU, PM Pendergast, CJ Ormand, DA Budd, JA Stempien, KJ Mueller and KA Kravitz. (Apr 2018). Spatial skills in undergraduate students-Influence of gender, motivation, academic training, and childhood play. GEOSPHERE , 14(2). 10.1130/GES01494.1
  • Gold, AU, Leckey, E, Littrell-Baez, M, Smith, L., Lynds, S. (Jan 2018). Student-Produced Short Films About Impacts of Climate Change on Local Communities: An Effective Approach That Combines Art and Place-Based Learning. , 17.
  • Harris, SE and AU Gold. (Jan 2018). Learning molecular behaviour may improve student explanatory models of the greenhouse effect. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION RESEARCH , 24(5). 10.1080/13504622.2017.1280448
  • Oonk, D.J., Leckey, E., Gold, A.U., Margolin-Sneider, J., Littrell-Baez, M., Smith, L.K., Lynds, S. (Jan 2017). Lens on Climate Change - Using place-based learning to explore climate change effects. , 41. 10.2505/4/ss17_041_02_86
  • Gold AU; Kirk K; Morrison D; Lynds S; Sullivan SB; Grachev A; Persson O. (Sep 2015). Arctic Climate Connections Curriculum: A Model for Bringing Authentic Data Into the Classroom. Journal of Geoscience Education , 63(3), 185-197. 10.5408/14-030.1
  • Gold, AU, DJ Oonk, L Smith, MT Boykoff, B Osnes and SB Sullivan. (Jan 2015). Lens on Climate Change: Making Climate Meaningful Through Student-Produced Videos. JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY , 114(6). 10.1080/00221341.2015.1013974
  • Gold AU; Ledley TS; Buhr SM; Fox S; McCaffrey M; Niepold F; Manduca C; Lynds SE. (Nov 2012). Peer-Review of Digital Educational Resources—A Rigorous Review Process Developed by the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN). Journal of Geoscience Education , 60(4), 295-308. 10.5408/12-324.1