ERIC Number: EJ1021447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Advanced Manufacturing as an Online Case Study for Global Geography Education
Glass, Michael R.; Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Drake, Dawn M.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v37 n3 p456-465 2013
Advanced manufacturing continues to be an important sector for emerging and industrialized economies, therefore, remaining an important topic for economic geography education. This article describes a case study created for the Association of American Geographer's Center for Global Geography Education and its implementation. The international machine tool industry is particularly useful for introducing students to the regional impacts of broader economic processes.
Descriptors: World Geography, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Manufacturing, Case Studies, Economic Development, Likert Scales, College Students, Student Surveys, Knowledge Level, Machine Tools, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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