References about visual learning and spatial intelligenceHelp
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Cognitive and usability issues in geovisualization part of SERC Print Resource Collection
T. A. Slocum, C. Blok, B. Jiang, A. Koussoulakou, D. R. Montello, S. Fuhrmann, N. R. Hedley
This article highlights the progression of visualizing geospatial data and the need for these to fit within a cognitive framework. Developments in hardware and software have led to (and will continue ...
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, ...
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 ...
The use of computer games as an educational tool: identification of appropriate game types and elements part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A. Amory, K. Naicker, J. Vincent, C. Adams
The authors had students play three different kinds of games: an educational simulation game, a strategy game, a narrative-driven adventure game, and a first-person shooter. Students preferred the ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Microcosmos Curriculum Guide to Exploring Microbial Space part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...
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 ...
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 change ...