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Gulf Stories 2 is a Course

Gulf Stories 2

Started Sep 24, 2018


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Starts Sep 24, 2018




2-3 hrs/week



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In the second installment of Gulf Stories, you’ll dive into coastal research and education with five University of West Florida professors. The course touches on everything from art and advanced manufacturing to citizen science, DNA sequencing and how we as humans interact with and affect our natural surroundings. You’ll see how, for scholars at the University of West Florida, there’s a deep connection between the work they do and the place they call home.

Be sure to check out the first installment of Gulf Stories: MMO 101: Mother Mother Ocean.


At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the purposes and findings of UWF researchers as related to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Explain the relationships between citizens of Northwest Florida (and beyond) and the Gulf.

Target Audience: Lifelong learners, students of all types, from high school to college interested in the Gulf of Mexico and the role it plays in the work and research of UWF faculty.

Course is offered by University of West Florida.

Course Instructors

Dave Dawson

Dr. Dave Dawson


Dr. David Dawson is a Research Scientist with the Innovation Institute. In his work at the Institute he applies technology in innovative ways to provide solutions for challenges in military, corporate, education, and other large systems. He served as an online IT faculty member for 16 years, and has applied for technology patents related to reusable learning objects and mobile location-based services. His specialty is fully-immersive learning environments.

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