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Varga, Bretton A.; Agosto, Vonzell; Maguregui, Julian – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2021
This article takes an arts-based approach to unmasking the (wounded) naming histories of public schools within a 20-miles radius of a university in central Florida. It applies an artistic methodology that was inspired by the abstract artwork of Mark Bradford. Through the application of this methodology (e.g. research, layer, excavate), the authors…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Art Activities, Cartography, Maps
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Swanson, Nathan W. – Honors in Practice, 2022
A series of courses on the Evolution of Ideas introduces interdisciplinary study, develops collaborative discourse, and promotes a sense of community among first-year honors students. The curriculum encourages faculty to use a range of strategies to help students understand an idea and its history while also fostering awareness as to its social,…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperative Learning, Cartography
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Maria Antonietta, Impedovo; Guarnieri de Campos Tebet, Gabriela – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
This work is a part of 'baby studies' as a specific field of research. The aim of the paper is to explore how the directionality of the lines of wandering inform us about babies' sense-making and which kinds of lines of wandering children enact in day-care. The application of cartographic maps and participative observation are proposed as…
Descriptors: Infants, Foreign Countries, Child Care Centers, Maps
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Schaab, Gertrud; Adams, Sybil; Coetzee, Serena – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
Maps have been used for centuries to depict the diverse facets of our environment. Thematic maps depict a specific theme and help in revealing geospatial patterns and relations. The study and practice of map making has led to established cartographic design rules. Ever increasing availability of high-quality geospatial data coupled with…
Descriptors: Thematic Approach, Cartography, Geographic Information Systems, Geographic Concepts
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Johnson, Elijah T.; McNeal, Karen S. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2022
Spatial thinking skills are crucial for success in any of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) domains, and they are malleable. One approach to support the development of student spatial skills is through the use of innovative technologies, like the augmented reality (AR) sandbox, that can also effectively teach geoscience…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Spatial Ability, Topography
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Cruz-López, Laura; Digón-Regueiro, Patricia; Méndez-García, Rosa María – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2022
This article describes the design process for a cartographic room as an effective tool for mapping Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) initiatives. This process formed part of a participatory action research project (PAR), aimed at identifying and recognizing ESDGC experiences in schools, as well as creating…
Descriptors: Cartography, Maps, Sustainable Development, Global Approach
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Estefan, Michel; Seim, Josh – Teaching Sociology, 2022
There has been a growing number of calls to improve theory instruction in sociology. These conversations have focused on what instructors should teach (with a renewed emphasis on racism and sexism) and whom to teach (with calls to diversify the reading list), but comparatively little attention has been placed on how social theory should be taught.…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Sociology, Student Centered Learning, Concept Mapping
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Locklear, Amy Lee M. – Honors in Practice, 2022
By incorporating visual mapping into students' thinking and writing processes, a narrative assignment in geo-literacy creates a reflective and agency-based learning experience for student writers in a first-year honors seminar.
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, First Year Seminars, College Freshmen, Visual Literacy
Castagneri, Jim – Geography Teacher, 2019
In addition to providing a framework for publishing a wide variety of demographic and economic data, geography also plays a critical role in the management of census field operations. Before the innovation of geographic information systems, the process of defining and mapping sub-county enumeration areas was entirely dependent on paper maps…
Descriptors: Maps, Cartography, Computer Use, Census Figures
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Adam, Gregory Michael – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study introduces a learning activity that was designed based on two student-centered approaches to education: inquiry-based learning and multi-disciplinary education. Twenty-four second grade students participated in the study. The activity integrates geography, English, and technology and offers students opportunities for inquiry-based…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Active Learning, Learning Activities, Grade 2
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Balmforth, Mark E. – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
Emma Willard's map-drawing geographic pedagogy revolutionized early nineteenth-century American education, turning students into participants in the crafting of the new nation. This essay explores the conditions under which map drawing was transported to American missionary schools in South Asia and helped instigate a Tamil nation in British…
Descriptors: Cartography, Geography Instruction, Educational History, Maps
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Gregory, Daniel David; Tomes, Heidi Elizabeth; Panasiuk, Sofia L.; Andersen, A. Julia – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2022
The capstone course for many Earth Science programs is a field course. To increase accessibility and to create a substitute in light of the cancellation of in-person courses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we developed an online introductory field geology course. The course consisted of six different modules. The first was a virtual reality room,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Field Instruction, Geology, Introductory Courses
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Plassche, Kimberly A. – College & Research Libraries, 2022
Map librarianship, in the past incorporating duties involving acquisition, cataloging, or curation of physical map and atlas collections, has evolved into a profession often requiring knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) software and data. This study examines descriptions for map and geospatial academic library positions from 2015 to…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Maps, Geographic Information Systems, Librarians
Briwa, Robert; Wetherholt, William – Geography Teacher, 2020
Map literacy is a key goal of geographic education learning outcomes. Geography classrooms develop map literacy through practicing map skills (Sandford 1986; Hanus and Havelková 2019). One area where map skills pedagogy is deficient is in teaching the analysis and interpretation of maps as inherently political objects, with bias and latent meaning…
Descriptors: Cartography, Introductory Courses, Geography Instruction, Map Skills
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Kokorudz, Shelley – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
This article describes a posthuman study that used Deleuze's rhizoanalysis to explore the journeys of adult learners who returned to an adult high school to pursue their high school diplomas after having prematurely left high school. Five graduated adult students participated in individual recorded intra-views, and two of them also participated in…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Adult Learning, Dropouts, Educational Theories
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