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Skill in map reading and memory for maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
K. Gilhooly, M. Wood, P. Kinnear, and C. Green
This paper investigates the applicability of the maxim on expert memory to the case of topographic contour map reading. This study aims to clarify the role of map reading skill in map memory through ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:3D, Geoscience Expertise, Spatial Intelligence:Spatial Representations Of Data , Maps

Selective encoding in the interpretation of topographic maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Eley
This paper describes two experiments in which experienced adult map readers compared three-dimensional land surface drawings against previously and separately studied contour maps. Results indicate ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:3D, Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Spatial Intelligence:Spatial Representations Of Data , Maps

The differential susceptibility of topographic map interpretation to influence from training part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Eley
This study appraises the extent to which subjects' implementation of map to landsurface matching is task-determined or influenced by training. Study subjects comprised three groups of 19 early ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:3D, Spatial Representations Of Data , Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Spatial Intelligence:Maps

Seeing the big picture: map use and the development of spatial cognition part of SERC Print Resource Collection
D.H. Uttal
This paper considers the relation between the development of spatial cognition and children's use of maps and models. A new theoretical perspective is presented that takes into account the ...

Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, Spatial Intelligence:Scale, Maps

Unlocking the spatial dimension: digital technologies and the future of geoscience fieldwork part of SERC Print Resource Collection
K. J. W. McCaffrey, R. R. Jones, R. E. Holdsworth, R. W. Wilson, P. Clegg, J. Imber, N. Hollman, I. Trinks
Abstract: The development of affordable digital technologies that allow the collection and analysis of georeferenced field data represents one of the most significant changes in field-based ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence

Spatial Ability and Earth Science Conceptual Understanding part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Alice A. (Jill) Black
Relatively little research has considered the relationship of spatial abilities with common misconceptions and broader conceptual difficulties in the Earth sciences. This article from the Journal of ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Complex Systems, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning, Spatial Intelligence

Water Towers, Pump Houses, and Mountain Streams: Students' Ideas about Watersheds part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Daniel P. Shepardson, Jon Harbor, Bryan Wee
The watershed concept is important in many areas of geology and environmental science, and the purpose of this study was to investigate students' ideas about watersheds and how these ideas ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence, Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

Freshmen learning in a web-based chemistry course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Y.J. Dori
Chemistry courses in higher education have traditionally been composed of lectures, problem solving sessions and laboratories. This study describes a Web-based chemistry course and the learning ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:3D, Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Cognitive Domain:Knowledge Transfer, How information is organized:Mental models

Education for Spatial Thinking part of SERC Print Resource Collection
L. S. Liben
This chapter argues for the importance of spatial thinking and hence spatial education, particularly for the sciences. It reviews theoretical approaches to the development of spatial cognition, group ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence

Spatial Metaphor in Temporal Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Dedre Gentner
Abstract from this book chapter: We often talk about time in terms of space: of looking forward to a brighter tomorrow, of troubles that lie behind us, or of music that played all through the night. ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence, Ways Of Learning, Cognitive Domain

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