The Visualizing approach uses a variety of research-based visuals to engage students so they become active participants in the learning process. Visualizing Geology immerses students in course material through visuals (both in print and rich multimedia resources) while organizing complex processes and related course information into easily digestible segments.
Visualizing Geology is a comprehensive, modern book for today's geology course. With current examples, thorough coverage of geologists' tools and technology, and a visual design that is accessible without sacrificing content, it is a title that will appeal to a broad range of instructors.
The narrative and concepts are tightly linked to visual elements, including practical examples that highlight the relevance of the concepts. Maps are integrated throughout to help reveal patterns or trends. Divergent views and critical thinking are emphasized. Photographs and other visuals are also included to reinforce the concepts.