Matt Reeves

Western Michigan University

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Conference Presentations (3)

Lost in the aquifer: Student spatial and conceptual struggles in hydrogeology part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2024:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday Oral Session A
Training undergraduate students in hydrogeology is challenging as students grapple with complex content in a three-dimensional, unobservable, subsurface space. In a prior study with novice to expert ...

Development of a Hydrogeology Concept Inventory part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday Poster Session
Concept inventories are fundamental in assessing and evaluating student knowledge and understanding across science disciplines. In the earth sciences, existing inventories measure student understanding of ...

What spatial thinking skills are important in hydrogeology? part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday Oral Session A
Hydrogeologists integrate three-dimensional data from maps, wells, field sites, and models to understand subsurface movement of groundwater and pollutants. This work is highly spatial. While many students enter ...