September 2009 Journal of Geoscience Education

Volume 57, Number 4


Editorial: Thinking and Learning in the Geosciences
Nir Orion, Roger Trend
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 222-223
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Commentary: Fostering Students' Argumentation Skills in Geoscience Education
Roger Trend
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 224-232
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Curriculum & Instruction

A Novel Approach to Teaching and Understanding Transformations of Matter in Dynamic Earth Systems
Scott K. Clark, Duncan F. Sibley, Julie C. Libarkin, Merle Heidemann
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 233-241
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Characterizing and Improving Spatial Visualization Skills
Sarah Titus, Eric Horsman
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 242-254
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Research

A Cognitive Framework for Reasoning with Scientific Models
Duncan F. Sibley
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 255-263 Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 210kB Jan11 10)
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The Relationship Between Instructors' Conceptions of Geoscience Learning and Classroom Practice at a Research University
C.T. Markley, H. Miller, T. Kneeshaw, B.E. Herbert
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 264-274
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Students' Geocognition of Deep Time, Conceptualized in an Informal Educational Setting
Renee M. Clary, Robert F. Brzuszek, James H. Wandersee
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 275-285
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Thai University Students' Prior Knowledge About P-waves Generated During Particle Motion
Suttida Rakkapao, Kwan Arayathanitkul. Passakorn Pananont
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 286-299
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Barriers to College Students Learning How Rocks Form
Karen M. Kortz, Daniel P. Murray
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 300-315
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An Empirical Methodology for Investigating Geocognition in the Field
Heather L. Petcovic, Julie C. Libarkin, Kathleen M. Baker
JGE, v. 57, n. 4, p. 316-328
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