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ERIC Number: ED350201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of Geography in Pre-Service Teacher Preparation: Geography in the Social Studies. A Position Paper.
National Council for Geographic Education.
The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) prepared this document to assist educators who wish to strengthen the geography component of pre-service teacher preparation. It includes NCGE standards for the role of geography in pre-service preparation. The paper's recommendations address geography as a pre-service preparation component for (1) all teachers; (2) social studies teachers; (3) teachers with a discipline-specific license within the social studies (e.g. history, geography, economics); (4) elementary and early childhood teachers in self-contained classrooms; and (5) the geography component of social studies methods courses. (Author)
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.