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Formalizing semantic spaces for information access part of SERC Print Resource Collection
S. I. Fabrikant, B. P. Buttenfield
This article follows the adoption of information visualization tools by researchers in geography, computer science, and information science to explore very large data archives. Database content can ...
The ecological approach to text visualization part of SERC Print Resource Collection
T. A. Wise
Visuospatial Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Four types of mental spaces are considered in this article, differentiated by the functions that they serve. The space of the body subserves proprioception and action; it is divided by body parts, ...
Ten Things We Know About Learning and Their Implications for Geoscience Education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Michael, H.I. Modell
Learning and memory have been issues of central concern to psychology since the late 19th century. Over the past 40 years the development of cognitive science has greatly accelerated the pace of ...
Effects of Student-Generated Diagrams versus Student-Generated Summaries on Conceptual Understanding of Causal and Dynamic Knowledge in Plate Tectonics part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Gobert, J. Clement
This article examines the beneficial effects of student-generated diagrams versus student-generated summaries on conceptual understanding on the topic of plate tectonics. A group of fifth grade ...
Multimedia Instruction: Lessons from Evaluation of a Theory-base Design part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Hegarty, J. Quilici, N. H. Narayanan, S. Holmquist, R. Moreno
This paper describes a theoretical model for stages in the cognitive comprehension of a machine from diagrams and accompanying text. From this model, the article discusses the process of designing ...
Diagrammatic Reasoning: Cognitive and Computational Perspectives part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Glasgow, N. H. Narayanan, B. Chandrasekaran
Pictorial Aids for Learning by Doing in a Multimedia Geology Simulation Game part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R.E. Mayer, P. Mautone, W. Prothero
How can we help students learn to solve authentic geology problems within a virtual environment? This article describes the results of various scaffolding methods for students who were asked to ...
Spatial Metaphor in Temporal Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract from this book chapter: We often talk about time in terms of space: of looking forward to a brighter tomorrow, of troubles that lie behind us, or of music that played all through the night. ...
Integration of Field Observations with Laboratory
Modeling for Understanding Hydrologic Processes
in an Undergraduate Earth-Science Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection