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Sahin, Vedat – Online Submission, 2021
During the Republican period in Turkey, various arrangements were made regarding the world regional geography syllabi. In this context, with the curriculum of 2005, which forms the overall structure of the geography curriculum in today's secondary education, the understanding of world regional geography has greatly changed. This study is…
Descriptors: World Geography, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students
Meymand, Parisa – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Many college teachers have a required textbook(s) for their courses, yet textbooks often misrepresent facts both directly and indirectly -- through both the perspective and possible bias of the author(s) and/or the omission of information and events. As textbooks are primary sources of knowledge, and students believe the information to be true, it…
Descriptors: World Geography, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Geography Instruction
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Coppersmith, Sarah A.; Hurt, Douglas A. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
The purpose of the research was to examine perceived moral agency beliefs, attitudes, and prosocial actions of 226 undergraduate World Regional Geography students and eight instructors at two Midwestern U.S. universities. The context of the research is positioned within the study of world regional geography courses in order to better understand…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, World Problems, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty
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Finlayson, Caitlin – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2020
As the rising cost of college textbooks has outpaced both inflation and increases in tuition fees, this expense has created a significant barrier to student learning. Some instructors have adopted or created open educational resources, meaning materials which are freely and openly available. While the most obvious benefit of open course content…
Descriptors: Textbook Publication, Teacher Developed Materials, Textbooks, Open Educational Resources
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Finlayson, Caitlin – Open Praxis, 2020
A growing body of research has demonstrated that open educational resources (OER) provide an opportunity for improvements in learning outcomes compared to traditional texts. This project builds on the Open Education Group's COUP framework to explore student and faculty use and perceptions of an open education World Regional Geography textbook.…
Descriptors: World Geography, Open Educational Resources, Textbooks, Blended Learning
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Counts, Monika – International Research and Review, 2019
The lack of geographic knowledge and cultural dynamics should not surprise educators. Geography is no longer required as a separate discipline in many school districts and indeed often is dropped from the curriculum after elementary school where it is studied on a limited scale--usually in the third and fourth grades. Few students have the ability…
Descriptors: World Geography, Geography Instruction, School Districts, Elementary School Students
Rutherford, David J. – Geography Teacher, 2020
World regional geography is one of the most popular and most heavily subscribed geography courses in the United States at both the undergraduate and K-12 levels (Rutherford 2001; Mueller 2003; Bednarz 2004). Yet little consensus exists about the content that the course should include or the approach that should be used to teach it. Debate exists…
Descriptors: World Geography, Geography Instruction, Course Content, Teaching Methods
Girgin, Mustafa – Online Submission, 2017
Almost all of the studies which are about the learning effects of the games emphasize as if, they have all agreed on all hands that the games contribute to the child's spiritual and educational development. No matter at which age group it is, to claim that game derived gains couldn't be gained by no other way, wouldn't be exaggeration indeed. The…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Geography Instruction, Maps
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Girgin, Mustafa – International Technology and Education Journal, 2017
Almost all of the studies which are about the learning effects of the games emphasize as if, they have all agreed on all hands that the games contribute to the child's spiritual and educational development. No matter at which age group it is, to claim that game derived gains couldn't be gained by no other way, wouldn't be exaggeration indeed. The…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Geography Instruction, Maps
Jo, Injeong – Geography Teacher, 2018
This 45 minute inquiry lesson can be used for a high school world geography or AP Human Geography course when the class discusses various issues regarding world energy resources. The lesson focuses on two particular issues: fossil fuel dependency and the growing energy demand. Students will examine the geographic distribution of current energy…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Geographic Information Systems, Inquiry, Energy Education
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Lee, Dong-min – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
This study attempts to illuminate the recognition, reflection, development, and effects of geography teachers' attitudes toward regions around the world (ATRAWs) using Straussian grounded theory. A total of 194 concepts were categorized into 18 categories, and three types were identified. The findings of this study show that geography teachers…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Geography Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Hong, Jung Eun; Jo, Injeong – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Offering up-to-date information and diverse perspectives on issues, online information can be a valuable resource that supplements traditional course materials like textbooks. In this paper, the source types that students' use for a course assignment and the criteria they apply to determine usefulness of the online information are examined.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Sources, Information Seeking, Internet
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Conner, Nathan W.; Gates, Hailey; Stripling, Christopher T. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The globalization of the agriculture industry has created an emerging need for agricultural education in the United States to take a more globalized approach to prepare students for future careers in agriculture. The purpose of this study was to identify international agricultural concepts for secondary agricultural education curriculum. A Delphi…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Global Approach, Secondary Education, Delphi Technique
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Gu¨rsel, Bahar – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
The swift and profound transformations in technology and industry that the United States began to experience in the late 1800s manifested themselves in school textbooks, which presented different patterns of race, ethnicity, and otherness. They also displayed concepts like national identity, exceptionalism, and the superiority of Euro-American…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Geography Instruction, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Csachová, Stela – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2020
In Slovakia, a national project IT Academy -- the education for the 21st century -- was launched to promote student interest in science, mathematics and informatics across secondary education; and to also prepare students for the digital age. Geography education has an opportunity to undergo a process of reconceptualization and change in response…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Active Learning, Inquiry, World Geography
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