Mathpatch - a Just in Time approach to teaching quantitative skills in introductory courses
E.M. Baer, E.A. Baer, H. Burn, L.A. Gilbert, C. Whittington 2002 Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section, 98th Annual Meeting, May 13-15, 2002

This abstract outlines the implementation of Mathpatch, a one-credit course on quantitative skills that can be taken in conjunction with an introductory geology class. This course embodies the principals of Just-in-Time Teaching in that quantitative skills are learned in Mathpatch just-in-time to be used in the geology course.


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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Conference Paper
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time
Topics: Education