ERIC Number: EJ549881
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Improving the Cognitive Development of Students' Mental Maps of the World.
Chiodo, John J.
Journal of Geography, v96 n3 p153-63 May-Jun 1997
Presents the results of a study contrasting conventional instruction with protocol lessons (a sequence of lessons based on developmental stages of learning with each lesson building on the previous one) concerning sketch maps. The students taught with the protocol lessons showed significant improvement over the other group. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style, Developmental Stages, Freehand Drawing, Geography, Geography Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Kinesthetic Perception, Learning Modalities, Learning Processes, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Map Skills, Maps, Middle Schools, Multisensory Learning, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Verbal Learning, Visual Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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