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Madge, Clare; O'Connor, Henrietta – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2004
Geographers are fully engaged in the debate surrounding the impact of new information and communication technologies (ICT) and there has been a proliferation of research on the impact of ICT on geographical education. This includes analyses of how ICT may affect geographical learning paradigms (Hill & Solem, 1999; Rich et al., 2000; Solem, 2000)…
Descriptors: Geography, Internet, Information Technology, Research Methodology
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Grant, Richard – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1997
Outlines the basic precepts of the case method, details the sources of cases in geography and how to teach them, and evaluates the relevance of the case method in teaching and learning geography. Argues that the case method is an interactive learning approach that promotes student discussion and experiential learning. (MJP)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Discovery Learning, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Experiential Learning
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Burkill, Sue – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1997
Attempts to differentiate the characteristics of courses that involve token empowerment from those that involve deeper empowerment. Describes a course where students role-played the part of consultants involved in group work involving global issues. Includes a chart that outlines the components of token and deep empowerment. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Course Content, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality