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College student conceptions of geological time and the disconnect between ordering and scale part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Julie C. Libarkin, Josepha P. Kurdziel, Steven W. Anderson
College student conceptions of the scale of geologic time and the relationships between time and geological or biological events were evaluated through interviews, open-ended questionnaires, and ...
Development of a High-School Geology Course Based on Field Trips part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Worlds of information: The geographic metaphor in the visualization of complex information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
What is Deep Time and why should anyone care? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Zen (2001) recommends a field approach because it invites student inquiry into stratigraphy, sequence, and time. He takes his students on trips to complicated sites at which a sequence of events have ...
A two-week guided inquiry project for an undergraduate geomorphology course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Field's example deals with braided and meandering rivers. He maintains a balance between structure and freedom within the assignment and gives resources for field and lab studies, with a whole ...
Developing successful learning strategies in structural geology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Pascal P. De Caprariis
In order to learn from field projects such as structure mapping, students need the conceptual tools (especially the mathematical background) to understand what they are seeing in the field. This ...
A city metaphor for supporting navigation in complex information spaces part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A. Dieberger, A. U. Frank
A major problem in modern information systems is the location and relocation of information. Appropriate navigation metaphors make modern navigation systems easier to use. This article proposes a ...
Geology in the Field (1985) part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Robert R. Compton
As the publisher states, this book "replaces Compton's Manual of Field Geology (1962)." This is a book for instructors, rather than for students. Compton discusses how to make and ...
Regional geology as a unifying theme and a springboard to Deep Time part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. G. Miller
Miller (2001) teaches Earth History within regional contexts in his course 'The Geology of National Parks'. He emphasizes the geological relations of the strata, principles like superposition, and ...
A Data-Intensive Approach to Studying Climate and Climate Change in Africa part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Tanya Furman, Eileen Merritt
Abstract - A data-intensive research project on the climate history of Africa has been made part of an introductory college-level earth-science course. The project introduces students to the ...