A two-way flow of activities between college students and a watershed coalition can create a distinctive, mutually enhancing partnership that can lead to the development of new tools and resources as well as heightened awareness of needs by both students and local stakeholders. Continue reading →
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When deciding between a physical or a virtual field trip for undergraduate college students, if both situations take students through a series of interactive experiences designed and controlled to maximize learning, consider:
- Either choice results in similar achievement scores;
- No significant differences are identified relative to learning styles;
- A field trip experience does not significantly impact non-science majors’ attitudes towards science, which means teachers might have to apply other more interesting classroom activities to engage the non-science major students other than having them devote time to a fieldtrip not directly related to their major.
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