[ASC-list] UWA Science Communication Seminar Fri 4 May - Zarin Salter on using mind maps to assess student environmental knowledge

Nancy Longnecker nancy.longnecker at uwa.edu.au
Tue May 1 14:35:40 UTC 2012


WHAT: UWA Science Communication Seminar 

WHO: Zarin Salter, PhD candidate, Science Communication and Science Education

WHEN: 4pm, Friday 4 May; followed by drinks and nibbles

All welcome

WHERE: UWA Crawley campus; Centre for Learning Technology; basement of Physics Building; entry via ramp between Physics and Geology

Using Mind Maps to Assess Student Environmental Knowledge

As part of her PhD research, Zarin developed and validated a mind map assessment tool that quantifies individual student mind map responses to provide a summary of the depth, volume and breadth of students' knowledge of sustainability and pro-environmental behaviours. Zarin will present the assessment tool, the results of mind maps conducted with students at three Perth primary schools, and will discuss her plans to do further validation of the tool with two Californian primary schools later this month. 


Assoc Prof Nancy Longnecker

Coordinator, Science Communication Program
School of Animal Biology, M092
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley, WA   6009
 
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There is no point explaining everything in the universe if no one is listening to you.    (UWA Sci Comm student)


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