References about visual learning and spatial intelligenceHelp
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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 ...
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 ...
Growing Up Digital: How the Web Changes Work, Education, and the Ways People Learn part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Web-Based Resources to Support Teaching and Learning About the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem part of SERC Print Resource Collection
D.L. Capps, K.B. Kirk, et al.
Web-based resources have revolutionized the way educators teach courses by providing access to dynamic learning media. Although these resources are now invaluable classroom tools, the current ...
The mind's eye in chess part of SERC Print Resource Collection
W. Chase, H. Simon
Compiling Web-Based Topical Pages for Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J.P. Crabaugh, C. Manduca, et al.
The effective use of visualizations is one of the most important aspects of teaching university-level geoscience. Today, there is a rich array of visualizations available on-line that can be ...
Spatial Thinking in the Geosciences and Cognitive Sciences: A cross-disciplinary look at the intersection of the two fields part of SERC Print Resource Collection
K.A. Kastens, T. Ishikawa
This paper discusses major tasks that professional geoscientists and geoscience learners tackle, with a focus on the spatial nature of the tasks and underlying cognitive processes. Specific tasks ...
Drawing Connections Between Local and Global Observation: An Essential Element of Geoscience Education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...