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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 ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning

Development of a High-School Geology Course Based on Field Trips part of SERC Print Resource Collection
N. Orion

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

Worlds of information: The geographic metaphor in the visualization of complex information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
H. Couclelis

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

What is Deep Time and why should anyone care? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E-An Zen
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 ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Constructivism, Teaching in the Field, Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, In the Field

A two-week guided inquiry project for an undergraduate geomorphology course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
John Field
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 ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Inquiry-Based Learning, Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

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 ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Scaffolding, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

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 ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

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 ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field

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 ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Constructivism, Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential

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 ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Drawing Inferences, Complex Systems


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