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Visuospatial Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Barbara Tversky
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, ...

Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, Cognitive Domain

Mobile GIS in geologic mapping exercises part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Klauis Neumann, Michael Kutis
We have been developing and teaching the components of mobile GIS in Field Methods courses and will be incorporating them into Structural Geology exercises. Since the bedrock in east central Indiana ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Spatial Representations Of Data

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 ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning

The use of information technology to enhance learning in geological field trips part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Jonny Hesthammer, Haakon Fossen, MIchael Sautter, Bjorn Saether, Stale Emil Johansen
Students prepared for a field trip using a field simulator, which provided them with a variety of 3-D visualizations of the area and incorporated different kinds of geologic information (including ...

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

The Microcosmos Curriculum Guide to Exploring Microbial Space part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Douglas Zook
This book, a product of a science education program supported by the National Science Foundation, integrates biology and life sciences through hands-on activities. These activities present microbes ...

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

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 ...

Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Cooperative Learning, Instructional Design:Scaffolding, Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, Instructional Design:Constructivism, Ways Of Learning:Verbal, Cognitive Domain:How information is organized:Mental models, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning, Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Affective Domain:Learning Environments, Cognitive Domain:Knowledge Transfer

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

Students, fieldwork, space and time part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C. King
This paper suggests how to get students to build up an overall perspective of the different rock sequences they see during a field excursion. It outlines a five-prong approach aimed at understanding ...

Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Instructional Design:Constructivism, Teaching in the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Spatial Representations Of Data , Maps

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


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