The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This PDF from researchers at Arizona State University illustrates useful graphs, charts and maps with which to teach undergraduates petrology and other processes beneath the earth's surface.
Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Spatial Representations Of Data , Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Geoscience Expertise
Educational Technology & Society part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Educational Technology & Society publishes academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. The articles ...
Research on Learning: Assessment, Instructional Design:Use of Technology
Learning Domains or Bloom's Taxonomy part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website provides an explanation of Bloom's Taxonomy for the three domains of learning: cognitive, affective, and psychomotor. The cognitive domain involves knowledge and the development of ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Cognitive Development:Bloom's Taxonomy, Instructional Design
GeoPad: Information Technology for Field Science Education and Research part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website provides an overview of the GeoPad project, the software and hardware components of the unit, and a listing of publications, presentations, and case studies. The GeoPad is a TabletPC ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Use of Technology
Role Playing in Education. part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This article by Dr. Adam Blatner discusses role-playing in education. Role playing, a derivative of a sociodrama, is a method for exploring the issues involved in complex social situations. It may be ...
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, Instructional Design
The Panda's Thumb part of SERC Web Resource Collection
The Panda's Thumb is a website developed by the University of Ediacara, an advocate of evolution and geologic time. The site contains polls, recent discussions and comments regarding evolutionary ...
Research on Learning: Affective Domain:Teaching Controversial Topics
Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages: Problem-Based Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This subsite of Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages provides a detailed description of problem-based learning as well as advice on how to teach using problem-based learning. The page highlights ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This is the final report of the Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University. It provides detailed recommendations for how to link the undergraduate experience at research ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Interdisciplinary Education, Instructional Design, :Use of Technology, Science Education Standards/Science Literacy
Motivating Students part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This chapter from the book Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis is a great place to start for ideas and tips about increasing student motivation in your classes. The author presents a handy ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design, Assessment:Classroom Methods, Affective Domain:Student Motivation, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Motivation: A General Overview of Theories part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This chapter in an e-book provides a brief summary of motivational theories that is written for educators. Topics include goals, self-efficacy, attribution theory, self-regulation and volition, and ...
Research on Learning: Affective Domain:, Self-Efficacy, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition