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R.F. Kempa, and N. Orion
This study explores student perceptions of team learning in earth science fieldwork and focuses on work group compositions and learning patterns. A gender balanced student sample from three High ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Education
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Cooperative Learning, Affective Domain:Learning Environments

Fieldwork in Geography Teaching: a critical review of the literature and approaches part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Kent, D. Gilbertsone, and C. Hunt
This review of geography fieldwork pedagogy draws from various scientific literature mostly relating to the United Kingdom. It assesses the traditional conduct of geography fieldwork by discussing, ...

Subject: Geography, Education
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Affective Domain:Learning Environments

Countdown to a field excursion part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C. King
This is a detailed account of all the steps that need to be taken to prepare and execute a geology field excursion for a grammar school in Cheshire, England. The author asserts that since fieldwork ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Education
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field

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

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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, ...

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

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Education:Assessment
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

Improving the preparation for fieldwork with IT: two examples from physical geography part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Warburton, and M. Higgitt
This paper investigates two ways information technology (IT) can enhance fieldwork preparation. The author asserts that geographic information systems (GIS) and computer-based tutorials can help ...

Subject: Geography:Geospatial, Physical
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

Integrating Policy and Land Management Issues into a Natural Sciences Education: Teaching Environmental Sciences on the lower San Juan River, Utah part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Michael H. Ort, Diana E. Anderson, David M. Ostergren
This article describes an interdisciplinary field course combining natural sciences and policy and land management. The course is founded on a place-based set of problems. The course consists of a ...

Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science, :Policy:US National Policy
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field

Using Environmental Service Learning in an Urban Environment to Address Water Quality Issues part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Lenore P. Tedesco, Kara A. Salazar
This article describes an environmental service learning program. The goal of the program is to engage students in urban water quality education and environmental stewardship activities. Service ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Wetlands, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Restoration/Reclamation, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Non-Point Source Pollution
Research on Learning: 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 ...

Subject: Education
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


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