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ERIC Number: EJ588704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0309-8265
Physical Geography at the Transition to Higher Education: The Effect of Prior Learning.
Birnie, Jacky
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v23 n1 p49-62 Mar 1999
Examines prior learning in physical geography of two cohorts of students on entry to a geography program in the United Kingdom. Identifies differences in comprehension of terminology and topic coverage based on secondary school curricula. Notes a dilemma for instructors of first-year courses trying to meet the varied backgrounds of their students. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom