ERIC Number: ED437309
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Boston and New England: Advancing the Revolution in Geographic Education in a Region of Change. Pathways in Geography Series, Title No. 21.
Pikora, Theodore S., Ed.; Young, Stephen S., Ed.
This collection of essays offers ideas, observations, maps, photographs, and descriptions of Boston (Massachusetts) and New England. The 13 essays in the collection include: (1) "An Introduction to New England and Boston: Advancing the Revolution in Geographic Education in a Region of Change" (Theodore S. Pikora; Stephen S. Young); (2) "An Overview of Greater Boston from Space" (Stephen S. Young; Theodore S. Pikora); (3) "Nature and Society in New England: The Other Dimension" (William B. Meyer); (4) "The Place-Name Cover of New England" (John E. Harmon); (5) "Neighborhoods in the Walking City of Boston" (Janet Duncan); (6) "Salem, Massachusetts: The Changing Geography of a Coastal Community in New England" (Theodore S. Pikora); (7) "The Heritage of the Textile Industry in the Social Fabric of Lowell, Massachusetts" (Stephen Matchak); (8) "Cape Cod: The Ephemeral Landscape" (Reed F. Stewart); (9) "Pack Your Bag: Applying Local Experiences to a Global Perspective" (Louise B. Swiniarski); (10) "Make Way for Ducklings: A Bird's Eye View of Downtown Boston" (Stephen S. Young; Katie Quinlan); (11) "Locating, Mapping, and Explaining Vernacular Region Names" (John E. Harmon); (12) "Neighborhoods and Landfill in Boston" (Theodore S. Pikora); and (13) "Geography and the Past in the Neighborhoods of Salem, Massachusetts" (Theodore S. Pikora). (Contains 28 figures. Each chapter contains references.) (LB)
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Heritage Education, 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 - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts; Massachusetts (Boston)