ERIC Number: ED418041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Santa Barbara and California's Central Coast Region: Images and Encounters. A Pathways in Geography Resource Publication No. 15.
Betts, Jeanette Gardner, Ed.; Hardwick, Susan W., Ed.; Hobbs, Gail L., Ed.
This annual meeting site guide is the fourth to be published by the National Council for Geographic Education as part of the "Pathways in Geography" series. The chapters illustrate some of the interactions between people and place that have helped shape the Santa Barbara (California) region over the centuries. The book includes an introduction by the editors and nine chapters written by various authors. The final chapter of the book contains five learning activities which focus on some aspect of California geography. Chapters include: (1) "Santa Barbara, California: An Unauthorized Biography of an Image" (Thomas Herman); (2) "California Missions: The Early Years" (David Hornbeck); (3) "California Population" (William Bowen); (4) "Physical Landscape" (Joel Michaelsen); (5) "The San Andreas Fault" (Antony R. Orme); (6) "Santa Barbara's Water Resources" (Kate Rees, Editor); (7) "Agricultural Patterns in Ventura County's Heartland" (Chris Mainzer); (8) "Wines of Santa Barbara County: A Geographic Perspective" (Vatche P. Tchakerian; Robert S. Bednarz); and (9) "The View from Paradise: Problems and Prospects of the California Central Coast" (William C. Halperin; Lisa Knox Burns). (EH)
Descriptors: Community, Geographic Concepts, Geographic Location, Geography, Geography Instruction, Global Education, Local History, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State History
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705-1087.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Identifiers: California (Central Coast Region); California (Santa Barbara)
Note: Prepared for the meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education (81st, Santa Barbara, CA, November 13-16, 1996).