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Research Methodologies in Science Education: Visualization and the Geosciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Julie Libarkin, Christine Brick
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education provides information about what methods are most useful in teaching students visualization skills, as well as what types of future research can ...
Position Location on Topographical Maps: Effects of Task Factors, Training and Strategy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
N. Schofield, and J. Kirby
This study examines task factors, cognitive processes, and individual differences as determinants of performance differences when locating a position on a topographical map from a given position on ...
Software for Assisting High School Students in the Spatial Perception of Geological Structures part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Yael Kali, N. Orion
This paper investigates students' spatial perception of three-dimensional geological structures. Software was developed to assist students in developing the spatial skills needed for such perception. ...
Development and Evaluation of Where are We?: Map-skills Software and Curriculum part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Kim Kastens, D. Kaplan, K. Christie-Blick
Improvements in the instructional materials used in the prototype version of the Where are We program were accomplished through formative evaluation. These improvements include replacement of ...
An Interactive Multimedia Tool for Helping Students to Translate from Maps to Reality and Vice Versa part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Kim Kastens, D. VanEsselstyn, R. McClintock
This article outlines the rationale and implementation of the early phases of the Where are We? map utilization program. This program uses multimedia technology to help students understand how 2-D ...
Animation: Can It Facilitate? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Barbara Tversky, Julie Morrison, Mireille Betrancourt
Campus landscaping by constructing mock geologic outcrops part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David J. Matty
Student learning in the geosciences is enhanced by exposure to geology "in the field," where students put knowledge into practice to solve problems and make interpretations. Nonetheless, ...
Integrating Handheld Technology with Field Investigations in Introductory-level Geoscience Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Laura A. Guertin
Many geoscience students do not receive the opportunity to use handheld computers and similar tools during field experiences until they enroll in upper-division courses or attend field camp. Although ...
Integration of Field Observations with Laboratory
Modeling for Understanding Hydrologic Processes
in an Undergraduate Earth-Science Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Spatial memory of real environments, virtual environments, and maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
D. R. Montello, D. Waller, M. Hegarty, A. E. Richardson