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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
Visuospatial Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Four types of mental spaces are considered in this article, differentiated by the functions that they serve. The space of the body subserves proprioception and action; it is divided by body parts, ...
University Students' Conceptualization and Interpretation of Topographic Maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Douglas Clark, Stephen Reynolds, Vivian Lemanowski, Thomas Stiles, Senay Yasar, Sian Proctor, Elizabeth Lewis, Charlotte Stromfors, James Corkins
(from the abstract) This study investigates the strategies and assumptions that college students entering an introductory physical geology laboratory use to interpret topographic maps, and follows ...
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 ...
Freshmen learning in a web-based chemistry course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...
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 ...
Effects of Student-Generated Diagrams versus Student-Generated Summaries on Conceptual Understanding of Causal and Dynamic Knowledge in Plate Tectonics part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Gobert, J. Clement
This article examines the beneficial effects of student-generated diagrams versus student-generated summaries on conceptual understanding on the topic of plate tectonics. A group of fifth grade ...
Earth and Mind: How Geologists Think and Learn about the Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C.A. Manduca, D.W. Mogk
What does it mean to be a geoscientist? What characterizes the expertise that geoscientists bring to understanding the Earth? How do students develop this expertise? This volume brings together ...