Effect of Field Activities on Student Learning
Ernest L. Kern, John R. Carpenter May 1986 Journal of Geological Education v34 n3 p180-83

This article from the Journal of Geological Education presents a study that assessed the influence of field activities versus classroom-contained activities upon students in an earth science laboratory course. Test results indicated that both groups had identical levels of lower-order learning but the field-oriented group demonstrated higher levels of understanding and application.

Subject: Education, Assessment
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field