ERIC Number: ED251332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
G. ED. Paper-Book 1974-1984. The Process of Growth of an Innovation.
Verduin-Muller, Henriette, Ed.
Fifteen papers presented at conferences throughout Europe and in the USSR, Nigeria, Japan, Jamaica, and Tunesia provide an introduction to the research work being done by the graduate level Department of Geography for Education (G.ED.) at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. An introductory chapter describes the three G.ED. modules, which are (1) courses in developing theories and methods of planning, processing, and designing geographic information; (2) the study of modern trends in human geography; and (3) excursions to West and East European regions to study human or physical geography. Titles of conference papers are: "Theses on Designing and Dissemination of Geographical Knowledge,""A Conceptual Model for Processing Geographical Information for Education,""The Geographical Information Educationist, the Why, What and Who of a New Profession,""Das Partizipations-Projekt Randstad-2, entwickelt am Utrechter Curriculum-Modell,""Experiences with a Conceptual Curriculum Model for Geography, From Thesis to System,""From 'Glaciers to the Alps' to 'Glaciers and Tourism in the Alps,' a Report on an Adaptation of a West-German Multi-Media Package for the School-Curriculum in the Netherlands,""Spatial Sciences and Informal Education,""Computer Assistant Learning in Geographical Education in the Netherlands: Initial Steps on Virgin Soil,""About the Identity of Informational Geography for Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Educational Purposes,""Broadening Geographical Education: On Informing People about Geographical Knowledge,""Information Theory and Geography Education,""The Role of Educational Philosophies in Geographical Information Design,""Participation in Information Processing in Geography Education,""Providing Information on Third World Countries for the Informal Field of Education: New Opportunities for Regional Geography," and "Teleblackboard." (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Human Geography, Information Dissemination, Information Processing, Information Systems, Lifelong Learning, Models, Physical Geography, Program Descriptions, Relevance (Education), Social Science Research, Student Research
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utrecht State Univ., (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Netherlands; Third World
Note: Chapter 4 is presented in German. Chapter 10 contains small print that may not reproduce clearly.