ERIC Number: EJ1094004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
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Geographic Affiliation and Sense of Place: Influences on Incoming Online Students' Geological and Meteorological Content Knowledge
Sumrall, Jeanne Lambert; Clary, Renee; Watson, Joshua C.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v45 n1 Sep 2015
Knowing an individual's geographic affiliation may be useful in evaluating a student's previous knowledge. To test this hypothesis, students in an online master's program were given presurveys to evaluate their previous knowledge in meteorology and geology, as well as geological and meteorological sense-of-place surveys.
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Surveys, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Masters Programs, Higher Education, Graduate Students, Meteorology, Geology, Prior Learning, Geographic Regions, Regional Characteristics, Science Instruction, College Science
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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