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BGeology 3D part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Subject: Geography, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of GIS-based Learning Materials in an Introductory Geoscience Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Classroom observations were used to implement course redesign so that students could complete activities with minimal instruction in GIS. Quantitative measures of student knowledge were determined ...
Subject: Education, Geography:Geospatial
Sex-related Differences in Spatial Ability: What Every Geography Educator Should Know part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Subject: Education, Geography
Formalizing semantic spaces for information access part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...
Subject: Geography, Physics:Other Sciences:Computer Science, Library Science
Testing the first law of cognitive geography on point-display spatializations part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This exploratory essay delves into the history and problems of cognitive map design. Cognitive-map design research has the goal of understanding cognition in order to improve the design and use of ...
Subject: Education, Geography
Fieldwork in Geography Teaching: a critical review of the literature and approaches part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This review of geography fieldwork pedagogy draws from various scientific literature mostly relating to the United Kingdom. It assesses the traditional conduct of geography fieldwork by discussing, ...
Subject: Geography, Education
Improving the preparation for fieldwork with IT: two examples from physical geography part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper investigates two ways information technology (IT) can enhance fieldwork preparation. The author asserts that geographic information systems (GIS) and computer-based tutorials can help ...
Subject: Geography:Geospatial, Physical
Sense of Place and Place-Based Introductory Geoscience Teaching for American Indian and Alaska Native Undergraduates part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A student's "sense of place" incorporates their affective as well as cognitive responses to physical places. Students with strong cultural bonds to homelands, many of whom are ...
Subject: Geography:Human/Cultural, Education
Pictorial Aids for Learning by Doing in a Multimedia Geology Simulation Game part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology, Geography:Physical, Education
Mobile GIS in geologic mapping exercises part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...
Subject: Geography:Geospatial, Geoscience