skip to content
Earth and mind II : a synthesis of research on thinking and learning in the geosciences Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Earth and mind II : a synthesis of research on thinking and learning in the geosciences

Author: Kim A Kastens; Cathryn A Manduca
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 2012.
Series: Special papers (Geological Society of America), 486.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Articles refer to teaching at various different levels from kindergarten to graduate school, with sections on teaching: geologic time, space, complex systems, and field-work. Each section includes an introduction, a thematic paper, and commentaries.
You are not connected to the University of Cape Town Libraries network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off-campus access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim A Kastens; Cathryn A Manduca
ISBN: 9780813724867 0813724864
OCLC Number: 778314809
Description: x, 210 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Geoscience and geoscientists: uniquely equipped to study Earth / Cathryn A. Manduca and Kim A. Kastens --
Mapping the domain of time in the geosciences / Kim A. Kastens and Cathryn A. Manduca --
The significance of geologic time: cultural, educational, and economic frameworks / Cinzia Cervato and Robert Frodeman --
Did time exist in the Cretaceous? / Enrico Bonatti --
Supporting students' cognitive understanding of geological time: a needed "revolution" in science education / Jeff Dodick --
A K-12 perspective on teaching and learning about geologic time / Malcolm Fenton --
Fostering a longer view of time is useful but not sufficient to change decisions and behaviors / Martha C. Monroe --
Teaching geologic events to understand geologic time / Ilyse Resnick, Kinnari Atit, and Thomas F. Shipley --
Mapping the domain of spatial thinking in the geosciences / Cathryn A. Manduca and Kim A. Kastens --
The importance of spatial thinking for geoscience education: insights from the crossroads of geoscience and cognitive science / Lynn S. Liben and Sarah J. Titus --
Spatial thinking and dimensionality / Cesar Delgado --
Some important aspects of spatial cognition in field geology / Stephen J. Reynolds --
Gender and geoscience specialization as a function of object and spatial visualization skills / M. Darby Dyar --
Two ways to help students with spatial thinking in geoscience / Nora S. Newcombe --
Finding the spatial in order to teach it / Karl Grossner --
Mapping the domain of complex earth systems in the geosciences / Cathryn A. Manduca and Kim A. Kastens --
Complex systems in the geosciences and geoscience learning / Neil Stillings --
Addressing complexity in weather: the human role in forecasting / Alan J. Bol and Timothy C. Spangler --
Understanding cause and effect in geosciences through systems modeling / Rudy Slingerland --
Mechanisms, causality, and explanations in complex geodynamic systems / Federica Raia. (Cont.) The role of integration and abstraction in complex systems thinking across multiple contexts / Claudia Neuhauser --
Building new cognitive knowledge structures about complex systems: an illustration of a model activity / Mike Taber --
Mapping the domain of field-based teaching and learning in the geosciences / Kim A. Kastens and Cathryn A. Manduca --
Learning in the field: synthesis of research on thinking and learning in the geosciences / David W. Mogk and Charles Goodwin --
Afloat in the field / Kara Lavender Law --
The "field" through a different lens / Timothy C. Kenna, Margie Turrin, and Stephanie Pfirman --
Community mapping in geology education and research: how digital field methods empower student creation of accurate geologic maps / Steven J. Whitmeyer --
Demonstrating the unique benefits of field experiences / Jackie Huntoon --
Considering qualitative inquiry, sociocultural theories, and complexity in the study of field-based learning / Alison Stokes and Anthony Feig --
Situated and embodied learning in the field / Edwin Hutchins and Nan Renner --
Fostering knowledge integration in geoscience education / Kim A. Kastens and Cathryn A. Manduca.
Series Title: Special papers (Geological Society of America), 486.
Other Titles: Earth and mind two
Responsibility: edited by Kim A. Kastens, Cathryn A. Manduca.

Abstract:

Articles refer to teaching at various different levels from kindergarten to graduate school, with sections on teaching: geologic time, space, complex systems, and field-work. Each section includes an introduction, a thematic paper, and commentaries.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.