References about visual learning and spatial intelligenceHelp
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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. ...
Education for Spatial Thinking part of SERC Print Resource Collection
L. S. Liben
This chapter argues for the importance of spatial thinking and hence spatial education, particularly for the sciences. It reviews theoretical approaches to the development of spatial cognition, group ...
Integration of Field Observations with Laboratory
Modeling for Understanding Hydrologic Processes
in an Undergraduate Earth-Science Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A Multi-Week Basin-Analysis Lab for Sedimentary Geology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
G.S. Soreghan, M.J. Soreghan
Using Mobile Mapping to Determine Rates of Meander Migration in an Undergraduate Geomorphology Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Kirsten Menking, Meg E. Stewart
Students in an undergraduate geomorphology course used tablet computers equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software to map the current ...
Fostering Students' Comprehension of Topographic Maps part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David N. Rapp, Steven Culpepper, Kent Kirkby, Paul Morin
Novice earth science students often have difficulty visualizing three-dimensional interpretations of flat, two-dimensional displays. This challenge becomes apparent when students attempt to ...
Campus landscaping by constructing mock geologic outcrops part of SERC Print Resource Collection
David J. Matty
Student learning in the geosciences is enhanced by exposure to geology "in the field," where students put knowledge into practice to solve problems and make interpretations. Nonetheless, ...
Mobile GIS in geologic mapping exercises part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Klauis Neumann, Michael Kutis
We have been developing and teaching the components of mobile GIS in Field Methods courses and will be incorporating them into Structural Geology exercises. Since the bedrock in east central Indiana ...
Seeing the big picture: map use and the development of spatial cognition part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper considers the relation between the development of spatial cognition and children's use of maps and models. A new theoretical perspective is presented that takes into account the influences ...
Freshmen learning in a web-based chemistry course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Chemistry courses in higher education have traditionally been composed of lectures, problem solving sessions and laboratories. This study describes a Web-based chemistry course and the learning ...