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Getting Help from Course Management Software to Teach a Large-enrollment Introductory Geology Class
This article deals with utilizing the Internet as a medium for empowering learning and course management of on-campus classes using the enterprise-wide software system WebCT, which has proven to be very useful in managing a large introductory geology class. The author presents the results of her students' learning experience with WebCT. The article also provides a simple tutorial on how to create an Internet-enhanced course in less than a day using WebCT and with no prior knowledge of HTML language or FTP procedures.
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  • Graduate / Professional
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  • Text:
    • Journal article
  • Tools:
    • Software
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Technology
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Adobe Acrobat reader
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No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: EVAL-TLKT-000-000-000-117
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Publisher: National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)
Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE)

Author: Cinzia Cervato
Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences
Iowa State University