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Benjamin George

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Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Hours: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Go toOffice Location: FAV 238
DialPhone: 435-797-0561
SendEmail: benjamin.george@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences, (Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning), Utah State University, 2014
IDENTIFICATION OF THE CONSTRAINTS AND BARRIERS TO THE ADOPTION OF DISTRIBUTED DESIGN EDUCATION
Other, Landscape Architecture, Utah State University, 2009
Indoor Outdoor Relationships at the Residential Scale
Other, Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast, 2006
BS, Political Science, (Conflict Resolution), Utah State University, 2005

Biography

Hold a doctorate in Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences, and a Masters in Landscape Architecture.


Teaching Interests

Landscape History, Distributed design educaiton, Ibero-Moorish Landscape History, Design pedagogy, Plant Identification and Uses

Research Interests

Online design pedagogy, design pedagogy, history pedagogy, Moorish gardens, Portuguese gardens, Collaborative Technology, Social Media

Awards

Award of Excellence, 2017

American Society of Landscape Architects

Certificate of Excellence, 2016

Utah Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Graduate Student Teaching Award of Merit, 2013

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

Robins Award for Graduate Instructor of the Year, 2013

Utah State University

2012 College of Agriculture Graduate Student Teacher of the Year, 2012

College of Agriculture

Publications - Abstracts

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • George, B., Walker, A.E, Orey, M., Branch, R.M, (2017). Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, volume 40: A. Social learning in a distributed environment: Lessons learned from online design education. Springer *

* Has not been peer reviewed

Publications - Fact Sheets

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Curriculum

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Sleipness, O., George, B., (2017). Impacts of Immersive Virtual Reality on Three-Dimensional Design Processes: Opportunities and Constraints for Landscape Architecture Studio Pedagogy. Landscape Research Record, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 6
      • George, B., Bussiere, S., (2016). Factors impacting students’ decisions to stay or leave the design studio. Landscape Research Record, 3:1
      • George, B., Buhmann, E., Ervin, S., Hehl-Lange, S., Palmer, J., (2016). Distributed site analysis utilizing drones and 360 degree video. Digital Landscape Architecture, 1, 92-99.
      • Sleipness, O., George, B., Hughes, A., Remineni, S., (2016). Hidden dimensions: Illuminating landscape history through mobile apps. . Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, 1, 273-280.
      • George, B., Shelton, B.E, Walker, A.E, Barriers to the adoption of online design education within collegiate landscape architecture programs. Landscape Review
      • George, B., (2014). An Analysis of the Spatial Structure of the National Palace of Queluz. Landscape Research Record, 1:1
      • Professional Journal

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Literary Journal

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - MultiMedia

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Technical Reports

            Other Reports

          • George, B., (2015). Identifying critical environmental factors for plant selection: A whitepaper for The Plantium. The Plantium *

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Translations & Transcripts

            Publications - Other

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Scheduled Teaching

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2018

              LAEP 6230 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2018

              HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2018

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2018

              LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Spring 2018

              LAEP 4350 - Travel Course, Spring 2018

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2018

              LAEP 2400 - 3D Representation, Fall 2017

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Fall 2017

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2017

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Fall 2017

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Summer 2017

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Summer 2017

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Summer 2017

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2017

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2017

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2017

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2017

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2017

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2017

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Fall 2016

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Fall 2016

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2016

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2016

              USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2016

              USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2016

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Fall 2016

              PSC 2620 - Woody Trees and Shrubs, Fall 2016

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Summer 2016

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Summer 2016

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Summer 2016

              LAEP 2300, 6230 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2016

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2016

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2016

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Fall 2015

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2015

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Fall 2015

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Summer 2015

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Summer 2015

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Summer 2015

              LAEP 2300,6230 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2015

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2015

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2015

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Fall 2014

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2014

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Fall 2014

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Summer 2014

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Summer 2014

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Summer 2014

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2014

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2014

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2014

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2014

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2014

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2014

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Fall 2013

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2013

              USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2013

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Fall 2013

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Summer 2013

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Summer 2013

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Summer 2013

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2013

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2013

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2013

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Spring 2013

              PSC 2620 - Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape, Spring 2013

              PSC 2620 - Woody Trees and Shrubs, Spring 2013

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2012

              PSC 2620 - Woody Trees and Shrubs, Fall 2012

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Summer 2012

              PSC 2620 - Woody Trees and Shrubs, Summer 2012

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2012

              LAEP 2300 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2012

              LAEP 6230 - History of Landscape Architecture, Spring 2012

              LAEP 1030 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Fall 2011

              PSC 2620 - Woody Trees and Shrubs, Fall 2011


              Creative Works - Exhibitions

                      Creative Works - Other

                      • The Digital Library of Landscape Architecture History, Other, Digital Library

                      Graduate Students Mentored