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ERIC Number: EJ528576
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
The New Era of Geography Education in Japan.
Nakayama, Shuichi
International Journal of Social Education, v10 n2 p22-26 Fall-Win 1995-96
Summarizes the recent changes in the highly centralized national geography curriculum in Japan. Prominent reforms include the implementation of environmental studies in the elementary schools and a broader emphasis, across the curriculum, on world geography. In teacher education, emphasis is now placed on teaching skills rather than subject knowledge. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan