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Approaches to learning: a study of first-year geography undergraduates part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: This paper reports the findings of a survey conducted to investigate how a cohort of geography undergraduates approach learning. The learning approaches they adopt and how their perceived ...
Between "in camp" and "out of bounds": Notes on the history of fieldwork in American geography part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The geographer as voyeur part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E-Learning for Geographers: Online Materials, Resources and Repositories part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book draws lessons from a unique collaboration of an international team of geographers, educationalists and computer scientists in developing learning materials. Descriptions and access to the ...
Subject: Education, Geography
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: Geoscience, Geography:Geospatial
Unlocking the spatial dimension: digital technologies and the future of geoscience fieldwork part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: The development of affordable digital technologies that allow the collection and analysis of georeferenced field data represents one of the most significant changes in field-based ...
Subject: Geography, Geoscience
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: Geography:Geospatial, Education
Sex-related Differences in Spatial Ability: What Every Geography Educator Should Know part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Subject: Geography, Education
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: Geography, Education