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ERIC Number: ED114310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 267
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Teaching Geography. Teaching Series.
Bailey, Patrick
This geography instructional manual aids teachers in the preparation of teaching geography courses for both elementary and secondary grades. The authors believe that geography has an important part to play in the process of education, with an emphasis on the ideas as well as the facts in the field of geography. The first part of the book examines specific ideas and skills which are related to geography, including a review of recent developments in the subject, and of their applications in the schools. The second part deals with practical matters such as syllabus and course planning, lesson preparation, audiovisual aids, field work, and the geography room. Specific chapter titles include: (1) Geography in the Schools; (2) Teaching, Learning, and Geography; (3) Developments in Geographical Methodology; (4) Running the Geography Department; (5) Planning the Program; (6) Examination and Assessment; (7) Geography Room Design and Equipment; (8) Audiovisual Aids; (9) Field Work; (10) New Approaches to Familiar Themes; and (11) Looking Ahead. A bibliography concludes the document. (Author/JR)
David and Charles, North Pomfret, Vermont 05053 ($15.00)
Publication Type: Books
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