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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' ...

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

Using Field-Camp Experiences to Develop a Multidisciplinary Foundation for Petroleum Engineering Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Donna S. Anderson, Jennifer L. Miskimins
A petroleum-engineering geology field camp in existence for over 50 years has evolved to reflect the goal of developing a multidisciplinary foundation, or shared cognitive interface, with other ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience, :Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Instructional Design:Interdisciplinary Education

A Simple Group Work Approach for Effective Field Work: a Soil Sciences Case Study part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Sacha J. Mooney
Recent educational reports in the UK have suggested that the developments of key transferable skills, such as group working, are a necessary outcome of higher education. However with current ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Cooperative Learning

A Winter Field-based Course on Limnology and Paleolimnology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Donald T. Rodbell, Paul T. Gremillion
The Union College (New York) course Lakes and Environmental Change balances the practical constraints of offering a field-based limnology / paleolimnology course during a winter term without the ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

Artificial Outcrops Give Real Experience in Interpreting a Geologic History: The CMUland Group Project for Historical Geology Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Kathleen C. Benison
A basic goal of historical geology courses is for students to gain an understanding of the methods, theories, and logic used in interpreting geologic histories. This is traditionally taught as a ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Structural Analysis , Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

The Value of Reservoir-Bottom Field Trips for Undergraduate Geology Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Rebecca K. R. Ambers
Teachers of sediment-related geology courses should consider taking their classes on field trips to exposed reservoir bottoms. A wonderful variety of fluvial, deltaic, and lacustrine features and ...

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

On the Practical Aspects of Incorporating Field-based Projects into Introductory Oceanography part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Robert W. Reynolds
Field-based projects provide a way for students in introductory oceanography to experience the process of scientific inquiry. However, in order to provide genuine field experiences for a class of ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

Introducing Students to Environmental Geophysics in a Field Setting part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Michael T. May, Michael G. Gibbons
An introductory environmental geophysics short course targeted for traditional undergraduate geoscience students but that can be taken also for continuing education credit by practicing professionals ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Ways Of Learning:In the Field

A Simple and Effective Tool for Teaching the Concept of Strike and Dip and the Measurement of Structural Data in the Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David A. Gonzales
The concept of strike and dip is integral to field studies in geology, but can be challenging and frustrating for students to learn. A simple and inexpensive field tool has proven effective in ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Visual Learning


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