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Contiu, Andreea; Contiu, Hadrian-Vasile; Toderas, Alina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2022
In this research, were analysed the visual representations made by high school students as a result of reading a cult fairy tale and creating a project entitled "Harap-Alb's journey seen through the eyes of children" in the 10th grade geography lessons. The projects were carried out by 26 students, who worked in pairs. The geography…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 10, Geography Instruction, Fairy Tales
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Seidel, Sebastian; Budke, Alexandra – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
In this paper, we examine the conceptual understanding and experiences that students in German secondary schools have of boundaries. For our research we conducted qualitative interviews and surveys (interviews n=20; surveys n=21) with children (aged 14-17) born both in Germany and with refugee backgrounds. We asked for the children's conceptual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Refugees
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Jitmahantakul, Sukonmeth; Chenrai, Piyaphong – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
Applying virtual reality (VR) technology to geoscience classrooms provides a new way to engage students. Visualizing geological information in 360-degree allows students to experience processes of the Earth and makes them feel like they are outside the classroom. This paper describes a convenient technique for making 360-degree VR environments…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Technology Integration, Earth Science, High School Students
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Caldis, Susan – Geographical Education, 2014
The Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) represents the views of Australian geography teachers on educational matters. AGTA also seeks to improve the capacity of geography teachers to respond to a changing teaching and learning landscape. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is an independent authority…
Descriptors: Role, Professional Associations, Geography, Teacher Attitudes
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Ciineanu, Mariana-Doina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2017
The introduction conveys some data on learning in India and on designing Geography textbooks in this country. The present paper is reliant on four Geography textbooks, ranging from the 9th to the 12th grade. As regards each textbook, the study considers their learning units, then analyses their structure, the unitary way of designing them, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation
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Hobai, Roxana – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2015
Including in a novel information about relief, climate, vegetation, fauna and various aspects of socio-economic life can make literature a real source of geographical information. Using realistic literary works in Geography lessons has multiple benefits, which are not limited only to geographical knowledge. In this paper there are some fragments…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Literature, Novels
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Dizon, Arnie G. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2022
This study is a content analysis of the K to 12 Junior High School Geography curriculum of the Department of Education in the Philippines. The First Quarter competencies of Grade 7-10 were categorized and coded to determine the orientation of the curriculum in terms of curricular approaches. Then, themes from evidence of curricular approaches were…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Al-Nofli, Mohammed Abdullah – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2014
Very few studies have been conducted on students' definitions of geography. The purpose of the present study was to add to the existing literature by exploring Omani students' definitions of geography. Participants were 477 students of grade 6 (ages 11-12) and grade 10 (ages 15-16) in one school district in Oman. They had been taught geography…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Geography, Map Skills
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Chionh, Yan Huay; Fraser, Barry J. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2009
This comprehensive study involved the use of the what is happening in this class? (WIHIC) questionnaire among 2310 Singaporean Grade 10 students (aged 15 years) in 75 geography and mathematics classes in 38 schools. A seven-scale factor structure was strongly supported and the alpha reliability of each scale was high. An investigation of…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Alp, Elvan; Ertepinar, Hamide; Tekkaya, Ceren; Yilmaz, Ayhan – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2006
The aim of this study was three-fold: (1) to determine 6th, 8th and 10th grade students' environmental knowledge and attitudes in Turkey; (2) to investigate the effect of the grade level and gender on students' environmental knowledge and attitudes; (3) to explore how environmentally responsible behaviour is related to environmental knowledge,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Multiple Regression Analysis, Urban Areas, Foreign Countries
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Sokoli, Nevila; Doka, Dhimiter – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2004
Environmental education in Albania has been given a boost recently, with increasing emphasis being placed on it by the country's educational system. At pre-school and elementary education levels, the "Head Start project" is significant, while the introduction of a separate subject entitled "Knowledge of the environment"…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Education, Grade 9, Grade 10