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Research and Teaching: Field Trips and Their Effect on Student Achievement and Attitudes -- A Comparison of Physical Versus Virtual Field Trips to the Indian River Lagoon

by: Michael A. Gallo and Lesley C. Garner

This study examined the effect of physical and virtual field trips on undergraduate, nonscience majors. No significant differences were seen in achievement, attitudes, learning styles, interactions between field trip and learning styles, or students’ ability to answer questions at different levels. Results imply that both field trips promote learning.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2005Stock # jcst05_034_05_14Volume 034Issue 05

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