Feb 26, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PGEOG 66000 - Challenging Concepts in Earth Science: Using Research to Identify Common Misconceptions and Assess Student Learning

Overview of research and theory related to misconceptions in the earth sciences. Students will be expected to develop a research proposal or to conduct the research in their own classrooms, and write a paper in the form of a journal article. The article will serve as the culminating project for the science portion of the MA-TEP degree.

Hours 45 hrs, including conferences,
Credits 3 cr
Courses cover geographic methods and techniques, and are divided into geographic information science, quantitative and qualitative research methods, remote sensing and cartography. Check with the department during the middle of the prior term for tentative course schedule including list of special topics. This course is part of the MA Teacher Education Program in Earth Sciences.