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ERIC Number: EJ433715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0085-0969
Commonsense Geography.
McHoul, Alec
Geographical Education, v6 n2 p50-53 1990
Presents an ethnomethodological study of how Australian high school geography teachers and students rely on common sense knowledge and reasoning to facilitate learning. Analyzes portions of transcripts from a class activity in which students built a scale model of a city. Explains location categorization devices, illustrating how learning involves practical reasoning based on culture-bound knowledge. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia