ERIC Number: EJ528580
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Renaissance in Geography Education in the United States, 1974-94.
Bettis, Norman C.
International Journal of Social Education, v10 n2 p61-72 Fall-Win 1995-96
Recognizes the leadership role played by professional and educational organizations, most notably the National Geographic Society (NGS), in promoting geography education. The NGS and other organizations established standards and guidelines concerning content and instruction. Includes brief descriptions of activities and their sponsoring organizations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography, Geography Instruction, Partnerships in Education, Politics of Education, Professional Associations, Social Studies, Teacher Associations
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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