Tong, Vincent C. H.

Geoscience Research and Education

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: The Context

1. From Research-Implicit to Research-Enhanced Teaching: A Geoscience Perspective
Vincent C. H. Tong

2. Teaching and Research in the Contemporary University
Simon Marginson

Part II. Research-Teaching Nexus in Geoscience: Perspectives

3. The Challenge of Combining Research and Teaching: A Young Geoscientist’s Perspective
Laura J. Cobden

4. Incorporating Research into Teaching Geosciences: The Masters Student Perspective
Barbara McNutt

5. Teaching on the High Seas: How Field Research Enhances Teaching at All Levels
Ken C. Macdonald

Part III. Research-Teaching Nexus in Geoscience: Promoting Research-Enhanced Teaching

6. Curricula and Departmental Strategies to Link Teaching and Geoscience Research
Alan Jenkins

7. The Role of Scholarly Publication in Geocognition and Discipline-Based Geoscience Education Research
Julie Libarkin

8. Geologic Displays as Science and Art
Marjorie A. Chan

9. Teaching Geoscience Research to Adult Undergraduates and Distance Learners
Hilary Downes

10. Geoscience Internships in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Winning Proposition for Both Students and Employers
Rolf V. Ackermann, Lucy MacGregor

Part IV. Pedagogical Examples: Use of Technology

11. Integration of Inquiry Fossil Research Approaches and Students’ Local Environments Within Online Geoscience Classrooms
Renee M. Clary, James H. Wandersee

12. Supporting the Transition from Geoscience Student to Researcher Through Classroom Investigations Using Remotely Operable Analytical Instruments
Jeffrey G. Ryan

13. Using Interactive Virtual Field Guides and Linked Data in Geoscience Teaching and Learning
Tim Stott, Kate Litherland, Patrick Carmichael, Anne-Marie Nuttall

GEOverse: An Undergraduate Research Journal: Research Dissemination Within and Beyond the Curriculum
Helen Walkington

15. Towards Technology- and Research-Enhanced Education (TREE): Electronic Feedback as a Teaching Tool in Geoscience
Vincent C. H. Tong

Part V. Pedagogical Examples: Programme Design

16. Introducing University Students to Authentic, Hands-On Undergraduate Geoscience Research in Entry-Level Coursework
Laura Guertin

17. Engaging First-Year Students in Team-Oriented Research: The Terrascope Learning Community
S. A. Bowring, A. W. Epstein, C. F. Harvey

18. Students’ Final Projects: An Opportunity to Link Research and Teaching
Dolores Pereira, Luis Neves

19. Teaching Environmental Sciences in an International and Interdisciplinary Framework: From Arid to Alpine Ecosystems in NE Spain
D. Badía, N. Bayfield, A. Cernusca, F. Fillat, D. Gómez

20. The Role of Concept Inventories in Course Assessment
Julie Libarkin, Sarah E. Jardeleza, Teresa L. McElhinny

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Earth Sciences, general, Educational Technology, Higher Education

Publication year
Innovations in Science Education and Technology
Page amount
9 pages
Upbringing, Education

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