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Making Visualization Accessible to Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The NSF-funded educational research project known as WorldWatcher is outlined. In this work, the authors have focused effort on recognizing the supports needed by learners to aid them in ...
Understanding by Design part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Wiggins and McTighe propose a multifaceted approach to education, with six 'facets' of understanding. The facets combine with backward design to provide a powerful, practical framework for designing ...
Multimedia Applications for Education and Training: Revolution or Red Herring? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The authors assert that in order for multimedia applications to be useful as effective teaching agents, they must be structured to take advantage of the ways in which natural human learning takes ...
Mental Rotation of Three-Dimensional Objects part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study shows that the time to recognize that two-dimensional perspective drawings portray a three-dimensional object increases linearly with the number of angular rotations required to portray ...
Effect of Type of Practice in a Computer Aided Design Environment in Visualizing Three-Dimensional Objects from Two-Dimensional Orthographic Projections part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study to determine the effect of practice in manipulating two- and three-dimensional wireframe images on a learner's ability to visualize 3D objects shows that those who received practice ...
Enhancing the Visuo-Spatial Aptitude of Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Spatial Ability, Navigation Strategy and Geographic Knowledge Among Men and Women part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study tested the differences in navigation strategy and geographic knowledge between men and women. Men proved to be better than women in mental rotation skill, but men and women were equal in ...
A Course on Spatial Visualization and its Impact on the Retention of Female Engineering Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Questions and Conjectures Concerning Models, Misconceptions and Spatial Ability part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Sex-related Differences in Spatial Ability: What Every Geography Educator Should Know part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Subject: Education, Geography