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Where is the context in contextual word problems?: Mathematical practices and products in Grade 8 student' answers to story problems part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Learning in the Field: Synthesis of research on thinking and learning in the geosciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David W. Mogk and Charles Goodwin
This paper begins by addressing practical wisdom that has been drawn from anecdotal reports of learning in the field contributed by geoscience faculty. It then outlines the following attributes of ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field
Attracting students to science through field exercises in introductory geology courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Paul Karabinos, Heather Marie Stoll, William Templeton Fox
This article describes an introductory geology course at Williams College that is almost entirely field-taught. The article also refers to several other colleges that have - or have had - similar ...
Problem solving strategies of geology students during independent field examinations shown by GPS tracks part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Chris C. Lieder, Eric M. Riggs
The importance of field trips part of SERC Print Resource Collection
G.D. McKenzie, R. O. Utgard, M. Lisowski
Field-Dependent and Field-Independent Cognitive Styles and their Educational Research part of SERC Print Resource Collection
H.A. Witkin, C. A. More, D. R. Goodenough, P. W. Cox
An Integrative Summer Field Course in Geology and Biology for K-12 Instructors and College and Continuing Education Students at Eastern Washington University and Beyond part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Jennifer A. Thomson, John A. Buchanan, Suzanne Schwab
For the last fifteen years, a small group of faculty members in the departments of geology and biology at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA have offered a seven to ten day interdisciplinary ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Interdisciplinary Education, Ways Of Learning:In the Field
The Muddy Creek Project: Evolution of a Field-based Research and Learning Collaborative part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Danita M. LaSage, Alice Jones, Tom Edwards
For three years an on-going multidisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach collaboration has focused on the Muddy Creek Watershed in east-central Kentucky. At the core of the effort is a ...
Improving Student Learning During Travel Time on Field Trips Using an Innovative, Portable Audio/video System part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Joe T. Elkins, Nichole M. L. Elkins
Using consumer electronics, author makes portable audio/video system capable of displaying PowerPoint presentations, instructional videos/DVDs, and CD-ROMs. Used in-route, it increases students' ...
Understanding the Learning Process and Effectiveness of Teaching Methods in the Classroom, Laboratory, and Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection