ERIC Number: EJ431892
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Geography and Social Studies Education: Mapping the Interface.
Gritzner, Charles F.
International Journal of Social Education, v5 n2 p9-21 Fall 1990
Explains interrelationships between geography and social studies. Highlights developments affecting school geography since 1980. Determines that geography's spatial perspective distinguishes it from other social sciences. Examines 10 presuppositions of geography education to reveal geography's scope, role, and relevance to social education. Stresses how geographic knowledge contributes to global and environmental awareness. (CH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography, Geography Instruction, History, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Maps, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A