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ERIC Number: EJ1021519
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
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ISSN: ISSN-0309-8265
Toward Securing a Future for Geography Graduates
Spronken-Smith, Rachel
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v37 n3 p315-326 2013
Geography graduates face an uncertain future. To help students think and practice as a geographer, we must teach disciplinary knowledge--particularly threshold concepts--as well as skills and attributes. We must role model and articulate our geographical reasoning using signature pedagogies and promote high-impact and signature learning experiences. Through such experiences, students will be empowered to cope with "being" in an uncertain world. Geography has a history of innovation in pedagogy and a concern for a holistic education, so our discipline is well placed to rise to the challenge of securing a future for our graduates.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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