Geoscience Research and Education

Teaching at Universities

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6945-8 (Print) 978-94-007-6946-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Introduction: The Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      From Research-Implicit to Research-Enhanced Teaching: A Geoscience Perspective

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      Pages 11-18

      Teaching and Research in the Contemporary University

  3. Research-Teaching Nexus in Geoscience: Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-28

      The Challenge of Combining Research and Teaching: A Young Geoscientist’s Perspective

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      Pages 29-41

      Incorporating Research into Teaching Geosciences: The Masters Student Perspective

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      Pages 43-51

      Teaching on the High Seas: How Field Research Enhances Teaching at All Levels

  4. Research-Teaching Nexus in Geoscience: Promoting Research-Enhanced Teaching

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-68

      Curricula and Departmental Strategies to Link Teaching and Geoscience Research

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      Pages 69-76

      The Role of Scholarly Publication in Geocognition and Discipline-Based Geoscience Education Research

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      Pages 77-94

      Geologic Displays as Science and Art

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      Pages 95-100

      Teaching Geoscience Research to Adult Undergraduates and Distance Learners

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      Pages 101-108

      Geoscience Internships in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Winning Proposition for Both Students and Employers

  5. Pedagogical Examples: Use of Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-148

      Integration of Inquiry Fossil Research Approaches and Students’ Local Environments Within Online Geoscience Classrooms

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      Pages 149-162

      Supporting the Transition from Geoscience Student to Researcher Through Classroom Investigations Using Remotely Operable Analytical Instruments

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      Pages 163-188

      Using Interactive Virtual Field Guides and Linked Data in Geoscience Teaching and Learning

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      Pages 189-197

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

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      Pages 199-212

      Towards Technology- and Research-Enhanced Education (TREE): Electronic Feedback as a Teaching Tool in Geoscience

  6. Pedagogical Examples: Programme Design

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-221

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

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      Pages 223-236

      Engaging First-Year Students in Team-Oriented Research: The Terrascope Learning Community

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      Pages 237-252

      Students’ Final Projects: An Opportunity to Link Research and Teaching

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      Pages 253-274

      Teaching Environmental Sciences in an International and Interdisciplinary Framework: From Arid to Alpine Ecosystems in NE Spain

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      Pages 275-297

      The Role of Concept Inventories in Course Assessment

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 299-304