ERIC Number: EJ426364
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Geography's Role in General Education.
Harper, Robert A.
Journal of Geography, v89 n5 p214-18 Sep-Oct 1990
Reprinted from the April 1966 "Journal of Geography," questions what geography could contribute to general education. Observed that new federal programs allow geography to demonstrate the potential contributions of the field. Presented a fundamental perspective for geography instruction that urged a world system theme for curriculum organization. (NL)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, General Education, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Higher Education, Human Geography, Instruction, International Relations, Social Studies, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A