ERIC Number: EJ203849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Geographic Education and Community Development.
Stephenson, Larry K.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v3 n1 p93-97 Spr 1979
One way geographical educators can help local communities understand their environment is to offer a course focusing on local regional geography using the concept of regional synthesis. Describes specific mechanics and evaluates short-term outcomes of such a course in Hawaii. Discusses potential uses. Journal availability: see SO 507 262. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Area Studies, Case Studies, College Faculty, Community Development, Community Involvement, Community Problems, Community Study, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation, Environmental Influences, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Human Geography, Problem Solving, Regional Characteristics, Scientific Methodology
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii