Education and Cognition
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The Geocognition Lab examines how people perceive and understand the Earth and its history. Professor Libarkin is a leader in geocognition research, whose work includes novel approaches to research on visual representation, discourse, and reasoning through analogs.
Other faculty in this area are active participants in local, state, and national science education organizations who provide professional development for science teachers in Michigan and nationally and informal science education opportunities to the lay public in Michigan and elsewhere (see "Outreach" page).
Danita Brandt - Informal Science Education Outreach
Julie Libarkin - Head, Geocognition Lab
Joyce Parker - Preservice Science Teacher Education
M. Jane Rice - Preservice Science Teacher Education
Jan Eberhardt - Science Education
Kazuya Fujita - Earth Science Education Outreach
Merle Heidemann - Science Education
Duncan Sibley - STEM