ERIC Number: ED350201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Social Studies, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs
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
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.