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Bush, Drew; Sieber, Renee; Chandler, Mark A.; Sohl, Linda E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Geography educators have long taught anthropogenic global climate change (AGCC) using geospatial data, visualizations, analysis tools and models. We examined the attitudes of teachers at secondary schools, research institutions, colleges and universities tasked with teaching using one such technology. We designed a seventeen-question online survey…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Kinchin, Ian M.; Francis, Robert A. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
Pedagogic frailty has been proposed as a unifying concept that may help to integrate institutional efforts to enhance teaching within universities by helping to maintain a simultaneous focus on key areas that are thought to impede the development of pedagogy. These areas and the links that have been proposed to connect them are interrogated here…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Ethnography, Personal Narratives
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Hitchings, Russell – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2011
This paper considers the possibility of overt political disagreement between human geographers and their students. Recent literature suggests that geographers should encourage their students to become more politically engaged through innovative teaching methods that could include frank discussion of the various positions taken by lecturers and…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Environment
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Scott, Ian; Fuller, Ian; Gaskin, Steve – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2006
Internationally, fieldwork is seen as intrinsic to geographical education. Fieldwork is here defined as any study of the environment that takes place outside the classroom. This paper extends a previous study of student perceptions of the impacts on their learning of a cancellation of fieldwork caused by an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in…
Descriptors: Geography, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Interviews