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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 ...
Campus landscaping by constructing mock geologic outcrops part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David J. Matty
Student learning in the geosciences is enhanced by exposure to geology "in the field," where students put knowledge into practice to solve problems and make interpretations. Nonetheless, ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Spatial Representations Of Data
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
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 ...
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Spatial Intelligence:Maps
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 ...