ERIC Number: ED429918
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Renaissance in the Heartland: The Indiana Experience--Images and Encounters. Pathways in Geography Series Title No. 20.
Oliver, John E., Ed.
This collection of essays offers many ideas, observations, and descriptions of the state of Indiana to stimulate the study of Indiana's geography. The 25 essays in the collection are as follows: (1) "The Changing Geographic Personality of Indiana" (William A. Dando); (2) "The Ice Age Legacy" (Susan M. Berta); (3) "The Indians" (Ronald A. Janke); (4) "The Pioneer Era" (John R. McGregor); (5) "Indiana since the End of the Civil War" (Darrel Bigham); (6) "The African-American Experience" (Curtis Stevens); (7) "Tracing the Settlement of Indiana through Antique Maps" (Brooks Pearson); (8) "Indianapolis: A Study in Centrality" (Robert Larson); (9) "Industry Serving a Region, a Nation, and a World" (Daniel Knudsen); (10) "Hoosier Hysteria: In the Beginning" (Roger Jenkinson); (11) "The National Road" (Thomas Schlereth); (12) "Notable Weather Events" (Gregory Bierly); (13) "Festivals" (Robert Beck); (14) "Simple and Plain: A Glimpse of the Amish" (Claudia Crump); (15) "The Dunes" (Stanley Shimer); (16) "Towns and Cities of the Ohio: Reflections" (Claudia Crump); (17) "The Gary Steel Industry" (Mark Reshkin); (18) "The 'Indy 500'" (Gerald Showalter); (19) "The National Geography Standards"; (20) "Graves, Griffins, and Graffiti" (Anne H. Gardner; Connie S. Yeaton); (21) "Exploring the Ohio Valley" (Anna Zervos); (22) "Human Influences on the Great Lakes" (Mary Groesch) (23) "Indiana's International Port on the Lake, a Link to the World" (Susan Hume); (24) "Indiana's Underground Railroad" (Angela Doherty); and (25) "Indiana Geography Education Resources" (Kathleen Lamb Kozenski, Comp.). Essays 19 through 24 focus on learning activities. The text concludes with a list of selected resources and maps of counties, largest cities, county seats, year of county organization, median family income, population, historic sites, glacial periods, tornadoes, and state forest and parks. (BT)
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Topography
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana