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Improving the preparation for fieldwork with IT: two examples from physical geography part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Warburton, and M. Higgitt
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 ...
American Heat: Ethical Problems with the United States' Response to Global Warming part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Donald A. Brown
This book by Donald Brown opens with a historical analysis of America's response to global warming, and continues with a look at the history of scientific and political concern with climate change. ...
Modeling Nature's Emergent Patterns with Multi-Agent Languages part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper asserts that the inclusion of complex systems perspectives in school curricula would help students see connections between various knowledge domains. More specifically, learners using ...
Thinking in Levels: A Dynamic Systems Perspective to Making Sense of the World. part of SERC Print Resource Collection
U. Wilensky, and M. Resnick
This paper advocates for an expanded role for the concept of emergent levels in science education, an approach that encourages students to view math and science as a system or network of emerging ...
Research methodologies in science education; visualization and the geosciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Libarkin, and C. Brick
This article addresses the use of visualizations in geoscience education. It traces the technological advancement of visualizations from static materials to animations and interactive models. It ...
Children's understanding of spatial representations of place: Mapping the methodological landscape part of SERC Print Resource Collection
L. S. Liben
Real world knowledge through real-world maps: A developmental guide for navigating the educational terrain part of SERC Print Resource Collection
L. S. Liben, K. A. Kastens, and L. M. Stevenson
This article discusses the relationship between map-navigational skills and more general representational and spatial skills. It reviews relevant developmental and educational research and highlights ...
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N. Orion, Y. Dubowski, and J. Dodick
This study assesses the educational potential of multimedia authoring using ASTOUND multimedia software. Thirty-two grade 12 students in an environmental course that included background instruction, ...
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 ...
Networked Gridlock: Students Enacting Complex Dynamic Phenomena with the HubNet Architecture part of SERC Print Resource Collection
U. Wilensky, and W. Stroup
This paper introduces HubNet, an open client-server architecture that enables many users to control individual agents in a Hub, integrate them with a powerful suite of modeling, analysis and display ...