Ben Cowie on introducing first-year geoscience students to the primary scientific literature in a large classroom setting

What a fantastic series of posts by Dr. Ben Cowie, a geology prof here at the UofC. He worked with his first-year undergrads, on going to primary research lit, rather than just settling for teh wikarpedia. Part 1: the motivation and desire to initiate this program Part 2: the implementation of the work Part 3: details of how the students handled the material and what the most commonly used strategies were for the students so good....

February 13, 2012 · 1 min