244 Research on Geoscience Teaching and Learning in Experiential Environments

Oral Session
Topical Sessions


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Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 350DEF

Eric M. Riggs and Joe T. Elkins
8:00 AM
Problem-Solving In the Field: Novice to Expert Geologic Mapping Strategies, Behavior, and Cognition
Heather L. Petcovic, Western Michigan University; Julie C. Libarkin, Michigan State University; Kathleen M. Baker, Western Michigan University
8:15 AM
Objective Measures of Student Navigation Correlate with Field-Based Geologic Problem Solving
Russell N. Balliet, Purdue University; Eric M. Riggs, Purdue University
8:30 AM
Implications for Field Geology Instruction from a Behavioral Study on How Students Gather, Represent, and Integrate Spatial Information about Dipping Surfaces
Lynn S. Liben, Pennsylvania State University; Kim A. Kastens, Columbia Univ; Adam Christensen, Pennsylvania State University; Shruti Agrawal, Columbia Univ
9:05 AM
Novelty Space as a Factor in Field-Based Geoscience Education for Native American Students
Eric M. Riggs, Purdue University; Juan S. Herrera, Purdue University; Rebekka Darner, University of Florida; Joe T. Elkins, University of Northern Colorado
9:20 AM
Developing a “Sense of Place,” a Field-Centered Geoscience Course at the College Level
Brad A. Donaldson, University of Arizona; Paul Sheppard, University of Arizona; Gary Huckleberry, University of Arizona
9:50 AM
Assessment of Learning Strategies in a Large-Enrollment, Active-Learning, General Education Geoscience Course
Kevin P. Furlong, Penn State Univ; Priya Sharma, Penn State University; KyoungNa Kim, Penn State University
10:05 AM
Student Use and Perceptions of Handheld Computers for Geoscience Fieldwork and in-Class Quizzing
Laura A. Guertin, Penn State Brandywine; Matthew J. Bodek, Penn State Brandywine
10:25 AM
Online Laboratories as An Effective Teaching Tool in the Geosciences
Chris Thomas, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); Jennifer Nelson, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Correlated Geology and Math. A New Model for Linking Science and Math In the Classroom
Sandra S. West, Texas State University - San Marcos; Sandra Browning, University of Houston - Clear Lake; Patti Martin, Texas State University - San Marcos
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