ERIC Number: EJ752546
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Reference Count: 4
Field Trips and Their Effect on Student Achievement and Attitudes: A Comparison of Physical versus Virtual Field Trips to the Indian River Lagoon
Garner, Lesley C.; Gallo, Michael A.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v34 n5 p14-17 Mar-Apr 2005
This study examined the effect of physical and virtual field trips on undergraduate, nonscience majors. No significant differences were seen in achievement, attitudes, learning styles, interactions between field trip and learning styles, or students' ability to answer questions at different levels. Results imply that both field trips promote learning.
Descriptors: Field Trips, Virtual Classrooms, Computer Simulation, Undergraduate Students, Program Effectiveness, College Science, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Uses in Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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