Learning in the fi eld: Synthesis of research on thinking and learning in the geosciences

@inproceedings{Goodwin2012LearningIT,
  title={Learning in the fi eld: Synthesis of research on thinking and learning in the geosciences},
  author={Charles Goodwin},
  year={2012}
}
Learning in the fi eld has traditionally been one of the fundamental components of the geoscience curriculum. In light of the historical value that has been ascribed to fi eld instruction, there is a surprising paucity of scholarly studies that provide the direct evidence to support these claims. The preponderance of literature is descriptive and anecdotal, but in aggregate, these reports reveal a communal experience, which we recognize as “practitioners’ wisdom,” that places a high value on fi… CONTINUE READING