Compiled and Written by
Susanne Moser and Susan Hanson
School of Geography, Clark University
Part I. This Is What You're In For!
Part II. Hints to Facilitate Teaching Part III. Assessing Students' Performance
Choosing an Activity The Goals of Education
Strategies to Inspire High-Involvement Lessons Student Self-Assessment
Keeping Students on the Ball Traditional Tests
Doing it Together Building a Portfolio
Writing-to-Learn Scoring Rubrics
The Aim of Writing Assignments
Teaching a Controversial Issue
On Math and Science Phobia
If You Don't Know Much About Your Region But Want to Teach About It ...
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Project director, Susan Hanson, Clark University, acknowledges the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the Association of American Geographers (AAG) (Grant No. DUE-9354651) for the development of these teaching materials. Administrative support is provided through the AAG's Second Commission on College Geography (CCG2) and the AAG's Educational Affairs Director, Osa Brand, and her staff. General Project support is provided by Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts which also hosted a workshop to develop the modules further. The hard work of the conference participants evident in these materials is greatly appreciated. Kay Hartnett, Clark University, gave most generous and proficient graphic design advice. Contributors to this supplement are solely responsible for the opinions, findings, and conclusions stated herein which do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF or AAG. The authors may be reached at the School of Geography, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610.

These materials were converted to hypertext form with the permission of the authors and the AAG by Shannon Crum and Kenneth Foote, University of Texas at Austin, for use by contributors to Virtual Geography Department Project. The Virtual Geography Department Project is supported by NSF Grant No. DUE-9554947.

This page was created on 7/1/97 by Shannon Crum. Last updated 7/23/97 by KEF.