ERIC Number: EJ783993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Campus-Based Geographic Learning: A Field Oriented Teaching Scenario
Jennings, Steven A.; Huber, Thomas P.
Journal of Geography, v102 n5 p185-192 Sep 2003
The use of field classes and the need for university master planning are presented as a way to enhance learning. This field-oriented, goal-oriented approach to learning is proposed as a general model for university-level geographic education. This approach is presented for physical geography classes, but could also be applied to other subdivisions of geography Student performance in geographic skills appears to be improved by this approach.
Descriptors: Physical Geography, Geography Instruction, Field Instruction, College Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Facilities Planning
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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