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Building Bridges between Field and Laboratory Studies in an Undergraduate Groundwater Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Mark R. Noll
Integration of field experiences and hands-on laboratory exerercies have been demonstrated to be effective teaching methods in the sciences. The geosciences, in particular, depend heavily on field ...
The personal journal as a learning and evaluation tool in geology field-trip courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. D. Stanesco
Teaching Geology in the Field: Significant Geoscience Concept Gains in Entirely Field-based Introductory Geology Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Joe T. Elkins, Nichole M.L. Elkins
This study quantifies improvements in introductory students' concepts in geoscience after completion of a nine week, entirely field-based geology course. Sixty-three student participants in three ...
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 ...