ERIC Number: EJ419223
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Repercussions of a Geography (II) Literacy Test.
Quinn, Joyce A.
Journal of Geography, v89 n4 p181-83 Jul-Aug 1990
Describes a geography literacy quiz project developed by the Geography Club at California State University (Fresno). Reports that poor quiz results sparked interest in developing programs to ensure geographic literacy. Comments on a program at Dos Palos (California) High School that will require geography proficiency examinations for graduation by 1995. Lists basic geography skills, compiled by test designers. (DB)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Curriculum Development, Evaluation Criteria, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Map Skills, Minimum Competencies, Pretests Posttests, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Student Projects, Test Results, Test Use
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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