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Publications and Presentations

2014

Goodwin, Laurel, Carol J. Ormand, Kristin Michod Gagnier, and Kinnari Atit (2014). New Approaches to Teaching Spatial Thinking in the Context of Structural Geology: Structural Geology and Tectonics Forum (Golden, CO).

2013

Ormand, Carol J., Thomas F. Shipley, Basil Tikoff, Cathryn A. Manduca, Barbara L. Dutrow, Laurel B. Goodwin, Thomas Hickson, Kinnari Atit, Kristin Michod Gagnier, and Ilyse Resnick (2013). Transforming Spatial Reasoning Skills in the Undergraduate Geoscience Classroom Through Interventions Based on Cognitive Science Research (Acrobat (PDF) 3.6MB May29 14): American Geophysical Union annual fall meeting (San Francisco, CA).

Ormand, Carol J., Thomas F. Shipley, Basil Tikoff, Cathryn A. Manduca, Barbara L. Dutrow, Laurel B. Goodwin, Thomas Hickson, Kinnari Atit, Kristin M. Gagnier, and Ilyse Resnick (2013). Improving Spatial Visualization Skills in the Undergraduate Geoscience Classroom Through Interventions Based on Cognitive Science Research (Acrobat (PDF) 3.3MB Nov4 13): Geological Society of America annual meeting (Denver, CO). (See abstract.)

Ormand, Carol J., Thomas F. Shipley, Basil Tikoff, Cathryn A. Manduca, Barbara Dutrow, Laurel Goodwin, Thomas Hickson, Kinnari Atit, Kristin Michod Gagnier, and Ilyse Resnick. Improving Spatial Reasoning Skills in the Undergraduate Geoscience Classroom via Interventions Based on Cognitive Science Research (Acrobat (PDF) 3.8MB Aug8 13): AAPG Hedberg Conference on 3D Structural Geologic Interpretation: Earth, Mind, and Machine (Reno, NV).

Ormand, Carol J., Cathryn A. Manduca, Thomas F. Shipley, and Basil Tikoff (2013). Developing and Testing Materials to Improve Spatial Skills in Upper Division Geoscience Courses (Acrobat (PDF) 2.3MB Apr17 13): TUES/CCLI PI Conference (Washington, DC).

2012

Gagnier, Kristin, Kinnari Atit, Thomas Shipley, and Carol Ormand (2012). Improving Penetrative Thinking Skills for Geoscience Education: Integrated Science of Learning Conference (San Diego, CA).

Ormand, Carol (2012). Learning to Think Spatially: In the Trenches, v. 2, n. 2, pp. 10-11.


Related Publications & Presentations from Team Members' Research

(not funded via this project)

2014

Gagnier, Kristin Michod, Kinnari Atit, Carol J. Ormand, and Thomas F. Shipley (2014). Understanding 3D: Generating Diagrams from 3D Models Improves Diagrammatic Reasoning: 2014 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA).

Jee, Benjamin D., Dedre Gentner, David H. Uttal, Brad Sageman, Kenneth Forbus, Cathryn A. Manduca, Carol J. Ormand, Thomas F. Shipley, and Basil Tikoff. Drawing on Experience: How Domain Knowledge is Reflected in Sketches of Scientific Structures and Processes: Research in Science Education (Accepted for publication in February, 2014).

Ormand, Carol J., Cathryn A. Manduca, Thomas F. Shipley, Basil Tikoff, Cara L. Harwood, Kinnari Atit, and Alexander P. Boone. Evaluating Geoscience Students' Spatial Thinking Skills in a Multi-Institutional Classroom Study: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 62, n. 1, pp. 146-154.

2013

Atit, Kinnari, Tilbe Goksun, Carol Ormand, Cathryn A. Manduca, Ilyse Resnick, Thomas F. Shipley, and Basil Tikoff (2013). Spatial Gestures Point the Way: A Broader Understanding of the Gestural Referent (Acrobat (PDF) 245kB Apr30 13): Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Atit, Kinnari, Barbara Dutrow, Carol Ormand, and Thomas F. Shipley (2013). Gesture and Three-Dimensional Visualization (Acrobat (PDF) 3.1MB Aug9 13): AAPG Hedberg Conference on 3D Structural Geologic Interpretation (Reno, NV).

Garnier, Bridget, Carol J. Ormand, Maria Chang, Kenneth Forbus, Thomas F. Shipley, and Basil Tikoff (2013). Improving Visualization and Spatial Reasoning Using Sketching Software and a Virtual Tutor: AAPG Hedberg Conference on 3D Structural Geologic Interpretation (Reno, NV).

Garnier, Bridget, Carol J. Ormand, Maria D. Chang, Thomas F. Shipley, Basil Tikoff, and Kenneth D. Forbus (2013). Using Sketching Software with a Virtual Tutor to Increase Sketching and Spatial Skill Development in a Classroom Environment: Geological Society of America annual meeting (Denver, CO).

Shipley, Thomas F., Cathryn A. Manduca, Carol J. Ormand, and Basil Tikoff (2013). Spatial Thinking in 3D and 4D Geology Visualization: AAPG Hedberg Conference on 3D Structural Geologic Interpretation (Reno, NV).

Shipley, Thomas F., Basil Tikoff, Carol J. Ormand, and Cathryn A. Manduca (2013). Structural Geology Practice and Learning, from the Perspective of Cognitive Science: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 54, pp. 72-84.

Tikoff, Basil, Cathryn A. Manduca, Carol J. Ormand, and Thomas F. Shipley (2013). How the Outcomes of Cognitive Science Research Can Make You a Better Geologist: AAPG Hedberg Conference on 3D Structural Geologic Interpretation (Reno, NV).

2012

Atit, Kinnari, Tilbe Goksun, Carol Ormand, Cathryn Manduca, Ilyse Resnick, Thomas F. Shipley, and Basil Tikoff (2012). A Framework for Classifying Spatial Gestures (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 7.2MB Jun22 12): Structural Geology and Tectonics Forum (Williamstown, MA).

Gagnier, Kristin Michod, Kinnari Atit, Carol J. Ormand, and Thomas F. Shipley (2012). Teaching Penetrative Thinking via Progressive Alignment and Directed Sketching: Geological Society of America annual meeting (Charlotte, NC).

2011

Murphy, Rachel, Carol Ormand, Laurel Goodwin, Thomas Shipley, Cathryn Manduca, and Basil Tikoff (2011). Improving Students' Visuo-Penetrative Thinking Skills Through Brief, Weekly Practice (Acrobat (PDF) 19.5MB Nov9 11): Geological Society of America annual meeting (Minneapolis, MN). See abstract.

Ormand, Carol, Thomas Shipley, Cathryn Manduca, and Basil Tikoff (2011). Improving Geoscience Students' Spatial Thinking Skills: Applying Cognitive Science Research in the Classroom (Acrobat (PDF) 3.2MB Mar8 12): American Geophysical Union fall meeting (San Francisco, CA).

Shipley, Thomas, Cathryn Manduca, Carol Ormand, and Basil Tikoff (2011). Spatiotemporal Thinking in the Geosciences: American Geophysical Union fall meeting (San Francisco, CA).

2010

Ormand, Carol, Cathryn Manduca, Thomas Shipley, and Basil Tikoff (2010). Students' Spatial Thinking Skills (Acrobat (PDF) 828kB Jun30 10): Structural Geology and Tectonics Forum (Madison, WI).

Ormand, Carol, Cathryn Manduca, Thomas Shipley, and Basil Tikoff (2010). Geoscience Students' Spatial Thinking Skills: Results From Multi-Institutional Classroom Studies (Acrobat (PDF) 24MB Nov17 10): Geological Society of America annual meeting (Denver, CO). See abstract.

2009

Harwood, Cara L., Carol Ormand, Cathryn Manduca, and Thomas F. Shipley (2009). Differences in Development of Spatial and Object Visualization Ability in Undergraduate Geoscience Courses: Geological Society of America annual meeting (Portland, OR). See abstract.


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