References about visual learning and spatial intelligence
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Envisioning Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
This book focuses on informational design, but is also useful in designing other print media. Tufte uses historical examples of successful and failed visual communication of data and outlines several ...
Visual Explanations part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
Conceptual Change Through Building Three-dimensional Models part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Barnett, T. Keating, S. Barab, K. Hay
Virtual Solar System Project: Building Understanding Through Model Building part of SERC Print Resource Collection
S. A. Barab, K. E. Hay, M. Barnett, T. Keating
This article describes an astronomy course for undergraduates where students use 3-D modeling tools to model the solar system and, in the process, develop rich understanding of astronomical ...
Cognitive Processes in Orienteering: the Interpretation of Contours and Responses to the Map as a Whole part of SERC Print Resource Collection
G. V. Barrel, P. J. Cooper
Formalizing semantic spaces for information access part of SERC Print Resource Collection
S. I. Fabrikant, B. P. Buttenfield
This article follows the adoption of information visualization tools by researchers in geography, computer science, and information science to explore very large data archives. Database content can ...
The ecological approach to text visualization part of SERC Print Resource Collection
T. A. Wise
Students' Misconceptions About the Correspondences Between a Map and the Terrain Represented by the Map part of SERC Print Resource Collection
K. A. Kastens, J. Griffith, L. Liben, and L. Pistolesi
This paper presents the development of a field-based test of map skills requiring students to apply information from a map to the real world and vice versa. Test results show that approximately one ...
Pictorial Aids for Learning by Doing in a Multimedia Geology Simulation Game part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R.E. Mayer, P. Mautone, W. Prothero
How can we help students learn to solve authentic geology problems within a virtual environment? This article describes the results of various scaffolding methods for students who were asked to ...
Ten Things We Know About Learning and Their Implications for Geoscience Education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Michael, H.I. Modell
Learning and memory have been issues of central concern to psychology since the late 19th century. Over the past 40 years the development of cognitive science has greatly accelerated the pace of ...