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Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Diane Schweizer Clayton, Catherine Gautier
We investigate the merit of including deliberate instruction on argumentation and debate in an undergraduate Earth system science course. We examine sample student evaluations of arguments ...
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems, Cognitive Domain, Affective Domain:Teaching Controversial Topics

Systems Theory and Modeling part of SERC Web Resource Collection

From the website: 'This site is for teachers, students, and anyone else who would like a very brief, general introduction to systems thinking and systems modeling. It was written primarily as a ...
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:

First-Year Students 'Go Beyond' with Integrative Inquiry into Abrupt Change part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Tricia Ferrett
In a first-year seminar on abrupt change in climate and human networks, the author analyzed student writing for integrative science learning that 'goes beyond'. Her research maps what students gain ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Inquiry-Based Learning, Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Complex Systems, Drawing Inferences, Instructional Design:Interdisciplinary Education, Ways Of Learning:Cooperative Learning, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition, Cognitive Development, Affective Domain, Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential

The Role of Scaffolding Student Metacognition in Developing Mental Models of Complex Earth and Environmental Systems part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Bruce E. Herbert
Students organize knowledge in Earth and environmental sciences and reason about environmental issues through manipulation of mental models. The nature of the Earth and environmental sciences, which ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Use of Technology, Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems, Instructional Design:Scaffolding, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition, How information is organized:Mental models

Climate Change: Confronting Student Ideas part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Diane Ebert-May, Jan Hodder, Kathy Williams, Doug Luckie
This journal article from Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment discusses student-centered, inquiry-based instructional strategies and learning goals for helping students learn about climate ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning, Geoscience Expertise:Drawing Inferences, Complex Systems

Design, Implementation, and Assessment of an Earth Systems Science Course for Secondary Teachers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Jeffrey C. Owen, Stephen A. Norton, Maasch Kirk, Michael Wittmann
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education provides information about a course offered at the University of Maine's Department of Earth Sciences for secondary science teachers. This course ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

The Relationship between Students' Epistemologies and Model-Based Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Janice Gobert, Jennifer Discenna
This paper by Janice Gobert and Jennifer Discenna was presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago, IL. The investigation considers the ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

Why Some Students Have Trouble with Maps and Other Spatial Representations part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Toru Ishikawa, Kim A. Kastens
This survey published by the Journal of Geoscience Education has discovered several insights that cognitive and learning sciences can use in geoscience education. First, different students respond to ...

Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence, Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning, Cognitive Domain

Students' Understanding of Complex Dynamic Systems part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Federica Raia
This study from the Journal of Geoscience Education looks at students' approach to complex dynamic systems and the mental models they use to construct knowledge. Results show that students tend to ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

Supporting Student Conceptual Model Development of Complex Earth Systems Through the Use of Multiple Representations and Inquiry part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Karen S. Sell, Bruce E. Herber, Carol L. Stuessy, Janie Schielack
Students organize scientific knowledge and reason about issues in the Earth sciences by manipulating internally-constructed mental models and socially constructed, expressed, conceptual models. The ...

Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning, Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems, Cognitive Domain:How information is organized:Mental models

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