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Measuring the Effects of a Research-Based Field Experience on Undergraduates and K-12 Teachers part of SERC Web Resource CollectionJacqueline Huntoon, Gregg Bluth, William Kennedy
During the summer of 1999, a new type of field course was taught in five of eastern Utah's National Parks and Monuments. It targeted a combination of university undergraduates and K-12 teachers, ...
Students' Misconceptions About the Correspondences Between a Map and the Terrain Represented by the Map part of SERC Print Resource Collection
K. A. Kastens, J. Griffith, L. Liben, and L. Pistolesi
This paper presents the development of a field-based test of map skills requiring students to apply information from a map to the real world and vice versa. Test results show that approximately one ...
Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:Scale, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Assessment:Classroom Methods, Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Cognitive Domain:How information is organized:Mental models, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning
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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, ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Assessment:Classroom Methods, Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field
Development and Validation of an Instrument for Assessing the Learning Environment of Outdoor Science Activities part of SERC Print Resource Collection
N. Orion, A. Hofstein, P. Tamir, and G.J. Gidding
This study was conducted to describe the development and validation of Science Outdoor Learning Environment Inventory (SOLEI), an instrument used to assess science learning environments on field ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Constructivism, Assessment:Meta-Analysis, Classroom Methods, Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Affective Domain:Learning Environments, Ways Of Learning:In the Field
Earth and Mind: How Geologists Think and Learn about the Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C.A. Manduca, D.W. Mogk
What does it mean to be a geoscientist? What characterizes the expertise that geoscientists bring to understanding the Earth? How do students develop this expertise? This volume brings together ...
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems, Drawing Inferences, Assessment:Classroom Methods, Spatial Intelligence, Instructional Design, Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Cognitive Domain:Cognitive Development, Ways Of Learning:In the Field
Geoscience learning research in UK higher education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper discusses changes in the higher education system in the UK in the early 21st century and describes new efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of fieldwork in geoscience education.
Understanding the Learning Process and Effectiveness of Teaching Methods in the Classroom, Laboratory, and Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Producing websites for assessment: A case study from a level 1 fieldwork module part of SERC Print Resource Collection
D. France, C. Ribchester
BSc Single Subject Geography students at University College Chester enroll for a core module that involves the acquisition of fieldwork data, data analysis and project design. One of this module's ...
Evaluation of Student Learning Experiences in Physical Geography Fieldwork: paddling or pedagogy? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
I. Fuller, S. Rawlinson, R. Bevan
This paper reports a project carried out with first-year geography students undertaking physical geography field work. An experiment within the context of fluvial studies rests the effectiveness of ...
The art of fieldwork part of SERC Print Resource Collection