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Teaching Methodologies in Structural Geology and Tectonics

  • Soumyajit Mukherjee
  • Discusses teaching methodologies in structural geology and tectonics

  • Written by prominent geoscientists and experts active in the field

  • An invaluable guide for instructors and professionals alike

Book

Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

About this book

Introduction

This edited book discusses various challenges in teaching structural geology and tectonics and how they have been overcome by eminent instructors, who employed effective and innovative means to do so. All of the chapters were written by prominent and active academics and geoscientists fully engaged in teaching Structural Geology and Tectonics. New instructors will find this book indispensible in framing their teaching strategy. 
 
Effective teaching of Structural Geology and Tectonics constitutes the backbone of geoscience education. Teaching takes place not only in classrooms, but also in labs and in the field. The content and teaching methodologies for these two fields have changed over time, shaped by the responsibilities that present-day geoscientists are expected to fulfill.

Keywords

Geology Teaching Module Teaching Structural Geology Teaching Tectonics Structural Geology Fieldwork Tectonics Fieldwork Structural Geology Lab work Tectonics Lab Work Structural Geology Classroom Teaching Tectonics Classroom Teaching Structural Geology Computer Simulations

Editors and affiliations

  • Soumyajit Mukherjee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesIIT BombayMumbaiIndia

About the editors

Dr. Soumyajit Mukherjee is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. He completed his Ph.D. in Geology (2007) and his M.Tech. in Applied Geology (2002) at the IIT Roorkee. His chief research areas are structural geology and tectonics. In addition to serving as an editorial board member of the International Journal of Earth Sciences, Dr. Mukherjee has over 60 journal publications and 12 books to his credit.

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