Articles | Volume 4, issue 3
Geosci. Commun., 4, 351–360, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-351-2021

Special issue: Virtual geoscience education resources (SE/GC inter-journal...

Geosci. Commun., 4, 351–360, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-351-2021

Research article 13 Aug 2021

Research article | 13 Aug 2021

Virtual field trips as a tool for indirect geomorphological experience: a case study from the southeastern part of the Gulf of Corinth, Greece

Niki Evelpidou et al.

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Field trips, despite their significance in students' education, cannot be performed under the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we evaluate virtual field trips, as an alternative to in situ field work and as a means of preparation for live field trips, considering students' views. They are useful for geoscience students and a good alternative during restriction periods; although they can't substitute real field trips, they can be a valuable additional tool when preparing for a live field trip.
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