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Fostering Students' Comprehension of Topographic Maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David N. Rapp, Steven Culpepper, Kent Kirkby, Paul Morin
Novice earth science students often have difficulty visualizing three-dimensional interpretations of flat, two-dimensional displays. This challenge becomes apparent when students attempt to ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geoscience
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps

Using Mobile Mapping to Determine Rates of Meander Migration in an Undergraduate Geomorphology Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Kirsten Menking, Meg E. Stewart
Students in an undergraduate geomorphology course used tablet computers equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software to map the current ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps

Spatial memory of real environments, virtual environments, and maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
D. R. Montello, D. Waller, M. Hegarty, A. E. Richardson

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps

Mobile GIS in geologic mapping exercises part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Klauis Neumann, Michael Kutis
We have been developing and teaching the components of mobile GIS in Field Methods courses and will be incorporating them into Structural Geology exercises. Since the bedrock in east central Indiana ...

Subject: Geography:Geospatial, Geoscience
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Spatial Representations Of Data

Geologic Mapping--Where the Rubber Meets the Road part of SERC Print Resource Collection
W. G. Ernst

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

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 ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry
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

Students, fieldwork, space and time part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C. King
This paper suggests how to get students to build up an overall perspective of the different rock sequences they see during a field excursion. It outlines a five-prong approach aimed at understanding ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Sedimentary Geology:Depositional environments, Stratigraphy, Education
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Instructional Design:Constructivism, Teaching in the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Spatial Representations Of Data , Maps

Use of a virtual environment in the Geowall to increase student confidence and perfomrance during field mapping: An example from an introductory-level field class part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Michael M. Kelly, Nancy R. Riggs
Geology students often have difficulty learning the baseline terrain-analysis skills required for success in introductory field geology. Students in the Introductory Field Methods class at Northern ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

Bringing the Field into the Classroom by Using Dynamic Digital Maps to Engage Undergraduate Students in Petrology Research part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Theresa M. Boundy, Christopher Condit
We utilize Dynamic Digital Maps (DDMs) in our undergraduate petrology courses to bring in accessible and exciting volcanic field areas to the students in the class room and to engage the students in ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps


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