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DeNobile, John; Kleeman, Grant; Zarkos, Anastasia – Geographical Education, 2014
Each year, World Vision and AusAID devote substantial resources to their educational programs. These initiatives include the production and dissemination of Global Education related instructional materials and the provision of professional learning for teachers. Given the substantial funds involved, it is important that we evaluate the…
Descriptors: Global Education, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Values
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Massey, Kyle – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2014
Global citizenship education is increasingly appreciated in Ontario, Canada, as an important component of formal schooling. Although all disciplinary areas have a role to play in global citizenship education, geography provides an especially relevant context in which to foster the values and attitudes often cited as important for global…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Geography, Global Education, Citizenship Education
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Segeren, Allison – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2012
This project builds upon previous surveys of geographical education across Canada completed by Baine (1991) and Mansfield (2005). The purpose of this study was to survey the geography curriculum in each of the ten provinces and three territories in Canada. Geography and social studies curriculum guidelines for grades 1 through 12 were collected in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Curriculum
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Walsh, Lucas; Casinader, Niranjan – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
The higher degree of global mobility and connectivities within contemporary societies has led to increasing cultural diversity within school student cohorts. In turn, the human activities and interactions within the territories and boundaries of a school have become increasingly complex. During a 2017 study of how transcultural capabilities are…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Cultural Pluralism, Advanced Placement Programs, Cultural Differences
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Govorov, Michael; Gienko, Gennady – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2013
Content development and maintenance of geographic information systems (GIS) related courses, especially designed for distance and online delivery, could be a tedious task even for an experienced instructor. The paper outlines application of abstract instructional design techniques for modeling course structure and developing corresponding course…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Internet, Course Content, Geographic Information Systems
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Pruneau, Diane; Kerry, Jackie; Mallet, Marie-Andree; Freiman, Viktor; Langis, Joanne; Laroche, Anne-Marie; Evichnevetski, Evgueni; Deguire, Paul; Therrien, Jimmy; Lang, Mathieu; Barbier, Pierre-Yves – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2012
World population growth, overconsumption of resources, competition among countries and climate change are putting significant pressure on agriculture. In Canada, changes in precipitation, the appearance of new pests and poor soil quality are threatening the prosperity of small farmers. What human competencies could facilitate citizens' adaptation…
Descriptors: Climate, Adjustment (to Environment), Agricultural Occupations, Case Studies
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Broom, Catherine – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2008
This paper explores how Geography's position in British Columbia (BC), Canada's school social studies curricula has been affected by changes in educational cycles over the twentieth century. The amount of instructional time, the importance assigned to the subject and the content of the subject have varied in accordance with the pre-eminence given…
Descriptors: Geography, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Hvenegaard, Glen – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2007
Universities often lack a detailed understanding of the environmental backgrounds of their students. One way to improve understanding is through segmentation, which breaks down a population into groups of people with similar characteristics. This study aims to use segmentation to determine groups within the student population, based on…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Information Sources
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Miller, Jason; Keller, C. Peter; Yore, Larry D. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2005
Geographic information literacy (GIL) is defined as the possession of concepts, abilities and habits of mind that allow an individual to understand and use geographic information properly. This paper reports the results of an online survey undertaken to get expert input into specifying the concepts and abilities associated with GIL that should be…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Geographic Concepts
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Dyment, Janet E. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2005
In their review of evidence-based research entitled "A Review of Research on Outdoor Learning," Rickinson "et al." (2004) identify five key constraints that limit the amount of outdoor learning. This paper explores whether green school grounds might be a location where these constraints could be minimised. Specifically, it…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Campuses, Outdoor Education, Teaching Methods
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Blanchard-Boehm, R. Denise; Cook, M. Jeffrey – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2004
In July 1997, on the 10th anniversary of the great "Black Friday" Tornado, city officials of Edmonton, the print and broadcast media, agencies dealing in emergency management, and the national weather organisation recounted stories of the 1987, F5 tornado that struck Edmonton on a holiday weekend. The information campaign also presented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, City Government, Public Education, Risk
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Nagel, Michael C. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2004
Over the last four decades, research in environmental education (EE) has offered valuable theoretical insights spanning a number of pedagogical and philosophical arenas. EE literature offers expansive accounts of projects looking at a multiplicity of factors involved in bringing EE to the forefront of educational endeavour. Within all this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Environmental Education, Children
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Hoel, Mark – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2004
In recent years, geomatics has had a tremendous effect on geographical education at the post-secondary level. Courses, departments and even entire colleges such as the College of Geographic Sciences in Nova Scotia, Canada, are now dedicated to its study and use. Predictably, the impact of geomatics on classroom teaching at the secondary level has…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Public Education, Curriculum Evaluation