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Mukherjee, Falguni – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the use of Story Maps in a cultural geography field course that uses a place-based approach to understand the Delta Blue's culture. In this study, Story Maps was used to capture and map student experiences as they engaged in a field study. Student experiences are captured by incorporating different data mediums such as…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Field Instruction, Place Based Education, Maps
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Hanifah, Mahat; Mohmadisa, Hashim; Yazid, Saleh; Nasir, Nayan; Balkhis, Norkhaidi Saiyidatina – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
This study aims to examine the professional and pedagogical competencies of form six geography teachers in Malaysia. Study involved 200 geography teachers from across Malaysia, separated into five zones; the Northern Zone, the Central Zone, the East Coast Zone, the Southern Zone and the East Malaysia Zone. A questionnaire was used to collect the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies
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Myers, Robert M.; Griffin, Amy L. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
The internationalization of higher education results in 4.6 million students attending colleges and universities outside their home countries. In the United States and other countries, there is significant underrepresentation of women among inbound international higher education students. Gender equality in education cannot be achieved so long as…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Leydon, Joseph; McLaughlin, Christina; Wilson, Heather – Journal of Geography, 2017
The literature suggests that owing to profound difficulties with high school geography curricula, teachers play a vital role in stimulating student interest and in providing a platform for continuation in the study of geography at university. Yet, with little empirical evidence offered in support, it is unclear why students select geography at…
Descriptors: High School Students, Geography, Student Interests, College Students
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Cox, Marjolein; Elen, Jan; Steegen, An – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
An increasing interconnectedness of people and goods enhances the complexity of many geographical problems. For students to understand geography, systems thinking is a promising approach. It helps to understand increasing complexity by looking at the entire system and at the interconnectedness between the elements in the system. In order to…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, High School Students, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Hernandez, Ivette – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
This article is about collective identity, learning processes and political agency in the Chilean student movement. The geographies of collective identity are constituted through engaging with emotions interwoven with the political learning process by making mistakes that enabled student activists' agency to undergo transformation between 2006 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Activism, Self Concept
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Wilson, Heather; Leydon, Joseph; Wincentak, Joanna – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
This paper investigates the prevalence of fieldwork in undergraduate Geography programs in Canada. It examines the presence of fieldwork, provided through both field courses and courses that include fieldwork components, by reviewing program requirements and course offerings in undergraduate geography programs. The research explores the extent to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Undergraduate Study, Field Experience Programs
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Degirmenci, Yavuz; Ilter, Ilhan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study aimed to investigate the extent to which geography teachers use current events within the context of their geography instruction, their sources of information about current events, the methods and techniques they adopt while using current events in their teaching and the skills and values they expect their students to develop. The…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Current Events, Semi Structured Interviews
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Rohli, Robert V.; Binford, Paul E. – Journal of Geography, 2016
Geography at elementary and middle schools in Louisiana, USA., remains a social studies strand along with civics, economics, and history, with no state-required geography course at any level. But because schools may require more geography than the state standard, this research examines the extent to which K-12 students are exposed to geography in…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Educational Trends, Educational Practices, Trend Analysis
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Lee, Dong-min – Journal of Geography, 2021
This study aimed to interpret the meaning of primary geography teacher-researcher identities (PGTRIs) using phenomenology according to van Manen. Four emerging themes explained the meaning and characteristics of PGTRIs. The participating primary geography teacher-researchers (PGTRs) developed particular identities as practitioner agents of primary…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Researchers, Educational Research
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Lu, Max; Keller, Kenneth – Journal of Geography, 2016
A study of human geography begins with the human population. In fact, demographic topics frequently relate to other units in the AP Human Geography course. The three main concepts elaborated upon in this article are (1) the demographic transition model, (2) Malthusian theory and its critics, and (3) pronatalist and antinatalist policies that might…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Advanced Placement Programs, Secondary Education
Larsen, Thomas B.; Millsaps, Lisa; Harrington, John A., Jr.; Lefferd, Rhonda – Geography Teacher, 2018
Teachers play a vital role in advancing LP research in geography, regardless of whether they teach geography on its own or integrate geography into other subjects (e.g., social studies, science, language arts). The goal of this work is to inform geography educators about LPs and how teachers factor into this endeavor. This article is intended to…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
Brazer, Susan E.; de Socio, Mark – Geography Teacher, 2021
This article presents a technique for interweaving information literacy (IL) into a pre-existing assignment of an introductory general education human geography course. The course, titled Geography of Sport, represents a unique opportunity to introduce students to contemporary methods of geographical study and analysis through a range of…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Geography Instruction, Team Sports, Teaching Methods
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Seremet, Mehmet; Chalkley, Brian – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2016
Although higher education in Turkey does not have especially well-advanced systems and resources for addressing graduate employability, two developments are making it particularly important for Turkish geography departments to give increased priority to this agenda. One is the country's new Higher Education Qualifications Framework and the other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Employment Potential
Hungerford, Hilary B.; Thackeray, Susan L.; Smith, Anna-Lise – Geography Teacher, 2021
Public art installations are part of university campuses across the United States, and these installations can be useful in teaching important geographic concepts, skills, and geovisualization techniques. Using public on-campus art resources in geography classes can both enhance student learning of important geography content, themes, and…
Descriptors: Campuses, Introductory Courses, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods
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