ERIC Number: EJ679751
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Assessment and Active Learning Strategies for Introductory Geology Courses.
McConnell, David A.; Steer, David N.; Owens, Kathie D.
Journal of Geoscience Education, v51 n2 p205-16 Mar 2003
Suggests that instructors can foster the growth of thinking skills and promote science literacy by incorporating active learning strategies into the classroom. Describes situations in which a variety of learning strategies were incorporated into large earth science courses for non-majors. Improvements in student achievement, retention, and logical thinking skills were documented. (Author/SOE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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