ERIC Number: EJ534963
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
"Water and Environmental Systems": Achieving Student-Centered Learning Objectives with an Undergraduate Journal.
Charlesworth, Susanne M.; Foster, Ian D. L.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v20 n1 p45-54 Mar 1996
Describes and evaluates an unusual and innovative assessment procedure used in an undergraduate hydrology and oceanography class. Working in teams, English students produce research articles published by an in-house, though refereed, academic journal. Professors and students agree that the process stimulates students to perform at their highest level. (MJP)
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Cooperative Learning, Course Content, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Hydrology, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Oceanography, Scholarly Journals, Student Evaluation, Student Experience, Student Participation, Student Research, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Undergraduate Study, Writing Evaluation, Writing for Publication, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)