March 2001 Journal of Geoscience Education

Volume 49, Number 2
Cover of Mar 2001 JGE issue

Active-Learning Methods to Improve Student Performance and Scientific Interest in a Large Introductory Course
Richard Yuretich, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
R. Mark Leckie, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Samia Khan, School of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
John Clement, School of Education and Scientific Resoning Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 671kB Mar10 05)
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An Interactive Game Approach to Learning in Historical Geolgy and Paleontology
Robert Reuss, Department of Geology, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Anne Gardulski, Department of Geology, Tufts University, Medford, MA Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 3.2MB Mar10 05)
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Geology Programs and Disciplinary Accreditation
Robert Corbett, Department of Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Norman, IL
Erica Corbett, Department of Biological Sciences, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 154kB Mar10 05)
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How Many Years Does it Take for a Mountain to Wash into the Sea?, An Introductory Geology Exercise
Gene D. Robinson, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 1.8MB Mar10 05)
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Magma Ascent Rates from Mineral Reaction Rims and Extension to Teaching About Volcanic Hazards
John R. Farver, Department of Geology and Center for Materials Science, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Daniel J. Brabander, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 1.7MB Mar10 05)
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Innovative Funding of Educational Outreach by a State Agency
David Crispin Kopaska-Merkel, Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 232kB Mar10 05)
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Debating whether Dinosaurs Should be "Cloned" from Ancient DNA to Promote Cooperative Learning in an Introductory Evolution Course
Constance Soja, Department of Geology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Deborah Huerta, Science Library, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 401kB Mar10 05)
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Active Inquiry, Web-Based Oceanography Exercises
Ellen Eckels Martin, Department of Geological Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Paul David Howell, Department of Geological Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 3.3MB Mar10 05)
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Teaching an Introductory Physical Geology Course to a Student with Visual Impairment
Pranoti Asher, Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 75kB Mar10 05)
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Using STELLA Models to Explore the Dynamics of Earth Systems: Experimenting with Earth's Climate System Using a Simple Computer Model
David Bice, Department of Geology, Carleton College, Northfield, MN Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 4.5MB Mar10 05)
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Creased-Plastic Rock Permeameter for Hydrogeology Students Paul Hudak, Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of North Texas, Denton, TX Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 323kB Mar10 05)
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Column - Computational Geology 15: More Mapping with Vectors
Len Vacher, University of South Florida
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