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Padgett, David A. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2001
Reports that with proper preparation and pre-assessment of student expectations, geoscience courses can be effectively taught with supplementary materials reflecting minority group frames of reference. Indicates that inclusion of environmental justice oriented content may not effectively attract and retain students of color from non-science…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Earth Science, Environmental Education, Ethnicity
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McCartney, Kevin – Journal of Geoscience Education, 1992
Argues that a term paper worthy of a high grade must be more than a quick literature review. It should be a research project on a subject narrowly focused enough that the instructor will learn new things and in which the writing process requires numerous drafts. Offers a short guide intended to be given to students as part of the term paper…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Earth Science, Geology, Higher Education