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ERIC Number: EJ889198
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 69
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Primary Tendencies in Research on Geography Education
Gecit, Yilmaz
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v10 n2 p969-987 Spr 2010
The principal aim of this study is to classify research on geography education performed in the process from 2000 to present, shed light on research hereafter, and determine the fields of geography education which should be given priority. The items that constitute data of this research are obtained as a result of data scan. As a result of archive scan, 33 magazines and papers submitted in the 20 national and international congresses and symposia between 2000 and 2009 are examined. Furthermore, post-graduate and PhD theses prepared in the field of geography education between stated dates are determined. Then, the obtained data were subjected to analysis of frequency, percentage, application and content to evaluate. In the analysis of data, these articles, papers, and theses were encoded depending on place, date, and number of publication and classified under 9 different subject titles. Consequently, a large part of studies were determined to have been in the fields of learning activities, measurement-evaluation, and program development.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey