ERIC Number: ED420577
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
The Complex Issues Facing Your Community and Business Require Geographic Knowledge.
National Council for Geographic Education.
This pamphlet explains the importance of understanding global processes that tie the United States to international networks of supply and demand. Geographic knowledge is essential for informed decision-making on planning for the future. On the local level, planning decisions affect businesses as well as individual citizens. The pamphlet begins by discussing the state of geographic illiteracy among U.S. students and explains what geography is and how effective geography education can improve the community. It also suggests how the individual can help to insure quality geography education in community schools. (EH)
Descriptors: Business, Community, Elementary Secondary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Global Education, Social Studies
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705-1087.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.