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The Relationship between Students' Epistemologies and Model-Based Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Janice Gobert, Jennifer Discenna
This paper by Janice Gobert and Jennifer Discenna was presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago, IL. The investigation considers the ...
Mathpatch - a Just in Time approach to teaching quantitative skills in introductory courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E.M. Baer, E.A. Baer, H. Burn, L.A. Gilbert, C. Whittington
This abstract outlines the implementation of Mathpatch, a one-credit course on quantitative skills that can be taken in conjunction with an introductory geology class. This course embodies the ...
An Integrative Summer Field Course in Geology and Biology for K-12 Instructors and College and Continuing Education Students at Eastern Washington University and Beyond part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Jennifer A. Thomson, John A. Buchanan, Suzanne Schwab
For the last fifteen years, a small group of faculty members in the departments of geology and biology at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA have offered a seven to ten day interdisciplinary ...
The Muddy Creek Project: Evolution of a Field-based Research and Learning Collaborative part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Danita M. LaSage, Alice Jones, Tom Edwards
For three years an on-going multidisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach collaboration has focused on the Muddy Creek Watershed in east-central Kentucky. At the core of the effort is a ...
Improving Student Learning During Travel Time on Field Trips Using an Innovative, Portable Audio/video System part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Joe T. Elkins, Nichole M. L. Elkins
Using consumer electronics, author makes portable audio/video system capable of displaying PowerPoint presentations, instructional videos/DVDs, and CD-ROMs. Used in-route, it increases students' ...
Development of system thinking skills in the context of earth system education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Orit Ben-Zvi Assaraf, Nir Orion
This study deals with the development of system thinking skills at the junior high school level. The sample population included about 50 eighth-grade students from two different classes of an urban ...
Philosophy in the Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Understanding of geologic time extends one's human-scaled sense of time. One's sense of time determines the type and manner of things we think are real and important. If we see ourselves as existing ...
Understanding the Learning Process and Effectiveness of Teaching Methods in the Classroom, Laboratory, and Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Incorporating Hydrogeology in a Mapping-Based Geology Field Camp part of SERC Print Resource Collection
L.D. McKay, Kammer
Field Studies Benefit Students and Teachers part of SERC Print Resource Collection