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Lines, Blobs, Crosses, and Arrows: Diagrammatic Communication with Schematic Figures part of SERC Print Resource Collection
B. Tversky, J. Zacks, P. U. Lee, J. Heiser
In making diagrams to communicate, people use a small number of symbols or schematic figures. The meaning of a diagram as a whole depends in part on the schematic figures used within the diagram and ...
Animation: Can It Facilitate? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Barbara Tversky, Julie Morrison, Mireille Betrancourt
Understanding the Learning Process and Effectiveness of Teaching Methods in the Classroom, Laboratory, and Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
From metaphor to method: Cartographic perspectives on information visualization part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper discusses how geographic and cartographic notions can/could influence the design of visualizations for textual information spaces. Spatial metaphors in information visualization are a ...
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, ...
The use of information technology to enhance learning in geological field trips part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Jonny Hesthammer, Haakon Fossen, MIchael Sautter, Bjorn Saether, Stale Emil Johansen
Students prepared for a field trip using a field simulator, which provided them with a variety of 3-D visualizations of the area and incorporated different kinds of geologic information (including ...
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 ...
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 ...