ERIC Number: EJ1093960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
Agriculture, Food Production, and Rural Land Use in Advanced Placement® Human Geography
Moseley, William G.; Watson, Nancy H.
Journal of Geography, v115 n3 p118-124 2016
''Agriculture, Food, and Rural Land Use" constitutes a major part of the AP Human Geography course outline. This article explores challenging topics to teach, emerging research trends in agricultural geography, and sample teaching approaches for concretizing abstract topics. It addresses content identified as "essential knowledge" in the course description, including the role of women in food production, the interdependence among regions of food production and consumption, the prospects for a new Green Revolution in Africa, environmental consequences of agricultural practices, and the changing nature of contemporary agriculture.
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Advanced Placement Programs, Secondary Education, High Schools, Agriculture, Food, Rural Areas, Land Use, Hunger, Females, Trend Analysis, Best Practices, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Course Content
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa