ERIC Number: EJ431894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Geography: Key to World Understanding.
Dando, William A.
International Journal of Social Education, v5 n2 p38-49 Fall 1990
Delineates the nature of applied geography, asserting that geography links the natural and social sciences. Underscores geography's role in data analysis and problem solving on a global scale. Traces the discipline's history. Maps geography's status in higher education institutions. Discusses new technologies used by geographers. Summarizes career opportunities in geography. (CH)
Descriptors: Careers, Cartography, Computers, Data Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Geography, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Maps, Natural Sciences, Research Methodology, Research Tools, Research Utilization, Researchers, Scientific Research, Social Science Research, Technology
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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