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ERIC Number: EJ025437
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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Geographic and Environmental Illiteracy Among Educated Americans--An Appraisal
Charlier, Roger H.; Charlier, Patricia S.
Sci Educ, 54, 3, 281-286, Jul/Sep '70
Presents the results and conclusions of a survey of (1) the course offerings in the earth sciences and geography of 100 colleges, and (2) the certification requirements of geography teachers in the 50 states. A study of college freshmen revealed widespread ignorance of geographic concepts. The authors stress the need for better teacher education programs in geography. (LC)
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