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Common student difficulties - Geological Sciences

On the Assessment page, we have included a list of established assessments in Geological Sciences. Development of these assessments always includes an investigation of common student difficulties and the published article(s) which describe the development of an assessment usually include a discussion of common student difficulties incorporated in the design of the assessment.
  • Reading the articles which describes the development of established assessments can be a great starting point to understanding common student difficulties!
  • On the assessment page, we include links to articles for each assessment instrument.
In addition, see below for other articles which discuss student difficulties with various geological concepts.