ERIC Number: ED256705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Research and Research Methods in Geographical Education.
Graves, Norman J., Ed.
This collection of papers examines research methods in geographical education in nine countries. "Research Methods in the History of Geographical Education" (William Marsden, the United Kingdom) examines the methods used and some of the research undertaken in the history of geographical education. "Research Methods in Investigating Children's and Adolescents' Perceptions of their Environment" (Brian Spicer, Australia) lists sources for research and some of the issues involved. "The Perception of Hazards in Geographical Education: Research Methods" (Giorgio Valussi, Italy) concerns finding out how pupils perceived hazards. "Methods of Researching the Use of Visual Aids in the Teaching of Geography" (Agustin Hernando, Spain) concentrates on classifying the kinds of studies conducted to evaluate visual aids in geography. "Research Methods in Evaluating the Use of Media in the Teaching of Geography" (Hartwig Haubrich, West Germany) is concerned with experimental design for teaching aids. "Broadening Geographical Education" (Henriette Verduin-Muller, The Netherlands) deals with information theory. "Three Brazilian Cognitive Studies on Geographical Education" (Livia Oliveira) deals with Piagetian concepts in geographical education. "Research in Computer Assisted Learning" (Ashley Kent, United Kingdom) reviews research methods used in analyzing and evaluating the use of computer-assisted learning in geography. "Research into the Problems of Methods of Geography Teaching in the U.S.S.R." (Lydia Panchesnikova) examines research methods used in that country."Action-Research Methods in Geographical Education: the Experience of France" (Lucille Marbeau) summarizes action-research experiences with student teachers. "Research Methods in Geographical Education in Japan" (Ryutaro Asakura) gives an overview of Japanese research methods. (IS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Natural Disasters, Perception, Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Visual Aids
University of London Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, United Kingdom WC1H CAL.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Geographical Union.; London Univ. (England). Inst. of Education.