ERIC Number: ED361236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Empirical Research and Geography Teaching. Nederlandse Geografische Studies 142 (Netherlands Geographical Studies 142).
Schrettenbrunner, H., Ed.; Westrhenen, J. van, Ed.
This volume contains 10 articles that concern research efforts undertaken in the field of geography education and training. Written by researchers from around the world, the articles include: (1) "Empirical Didactics of Geography: History of a Working Group" (H. Schrettenbrunner); (2) "The Development and Evaluation of a Geography Computer Simulation" (H. Schrettenbrunner); (3) "Some Psychological Guidelines for Designing Instructional Computer Simulations" (D. Leutner; B. Schreiber); (4) "Computer-Assisted Evaluation of Curriculum Software" (G. Hess); (5) "The Cognitive Complexities of Accessing Curriculum Specific Databases" (R. Gerber; J. Lidstone); (6) "Geographical Procedural Knowledge and Map Skills (J. van der Schee and others); (7) "How Do Students in Higher Education Perceive Maps?" (R. Gerber); (8) "Group Learning in Map Work" (B. L. Yau and others); (9) "Effectiveness of Gaming Method in Teaching Grid References and Conventional Signs: An Experimental Study" (Y. Fung); and (10) "Assessment in Geography: An Evaluation of the 'Solo' Taxonomy" (P. Stimpson). (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Map Skills
KNAG/Netherlands Geographical Studies, P.O. Box 80123, 3508 TC, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Publication Type: Reports - General; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Royal Dutch Geographical Society, Amsterdam (Netherlands).; Free Univ. of Amsterdam (Netherlands). Center for Geographic Education.