A Student-Centered Project for Earth System History
Rebecca Teed January 2005 Journal of Geoscience Education v53 n1 p96-100

This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education describes a project in which students play the role of class lecturer. The purpose of the exercise is to reduce instructor lecture time and increase student involvement in learning about earth system history. Each student researches a specific era of geologic history and then presents their findings to the class, as well as providing a written summary and bibliography of resources used in their research. Rubrics for assessing the student presentations are included in the article.

Full Text of the article is available online.

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Subject: Education:Assessment, Assessment:Oral Presentation
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic TimeKeyword: student learning