Assessing the Influence of Field- and GIS-based Inquiry on Student Attitude and Conceptual Knowledge in an Undergraduate Ecology Lab

By Simmons, M.E., Wu, X.B., Knight, S.L., and Lopez, R.R., Texas A&M University

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Publication:
2008
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Article
Journal
Life Sciences Education
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Volume
7
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Pages
338-345
Peer Reviewed
No
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Yes
Description:

Combining field experience with use of information technology has the potential to create a problem-based learning environment that engages learners in authentic scientific inquiry. This study, conducted over a 2-yr period, determined differences in att