Lauren Decker

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Conference Presentations (3)

Characterizing the Growth in Spatial Thinking Skills in Undergraduate Meteorology Students Across the Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2024:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday Oral Session A
Spatial thinking skills are essential to student success in disciplines such as geology, atmospheric science, and geography. Previous work on spatial thinking in the atmospheric sciences has demonstrated that ...

Characterizing the Growth in Spatial Thinking Abilities in Meteorology Students Across the Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday Poster Session
Spatial thinking skills are essential to student success in disciplines such as geology, atmospheric science, and geography. In particular, previous work on spatial thinking in the atmospheric sciences has ...

Quantifying Spatial Thinking Abilities in Meteorology Students Across the Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday Poster Session
Spatial thinking skills are essential to student success in disciplines such as geology, atmospheric science, and geography. In atmospheric science, skills such as mental animation, disembedding, and perspective ...

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Writing Better Multiple Choice Questions part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Afternoon Mini-Workshops
Whether because of class size, grading time, or other constraints, sometimes we need to include multiple choice questions in our summative assessments. However, it is often difficult and time-consuming to write ...

Designing Activities to Engage Students and Enhance Learning in Mathematically-Intensive Geoscience Courses part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2024:Program:Morning Workshops:Designing Activities to Engage Students and Enhance Learning in Mathematically-Intensive Geoscience Courses
Across the geosciences, math is used to represent physical processes within the Earth system. However, students routinely struggle to make connections between equations and real-world applications. In this ...

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