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Chang, Chew Hung; Seow, Tricia – Geographical Education, 2018
The word "test" comes to mind when a person, who is unacquainted with education discourses, reads about assessment issues. Beyond issues of reliability and validity in designing measurement constructs, assessment for school geography must result in better geographical learning. In other words, there must be "consequential…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Student Evaluation, Skill Development, Test Validity
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Chang, Chew-Hung; Pascua, Liberty – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2015
This study identified secondary school students' alternative conceptions (ACs) of climate change and their resistance to instruction. Using a case-based approach, a diagnostic test was administered to Secondary 3 male students in a pre-test and post-test. The ACs identified in the pre-test were on the causes of climate change, the natural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Scientific Concepts, Climate
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Chatterjea, Kalyani – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2012
Fieldwork is an essential component in Geography education. Learning through research in Geography involves generating substantial data and data manipulation. In order to make geographical inquiry a worthwhile learning experience, researchers require a seamless system that allows data collection and analysis without being distracted by the…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Geography Instruction, Field Studies
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Ray, Waverly C.; Muñiz-Solari, Osvaldo; Klein, Phil; Solem, Michael – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2012
The Association of American Geographers' Center for Global Geography Education aims to internationalize geography in higher education by providing materials and activities to support international learning collaborations. From 2007-2011, geographers in different countries collaboratively developed online learning materials and trialed these…
Descriptors: Online Courses, International Education, International Cooperation, Material Development
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Gouramanis, Chris; MoralesRamirez, Carlos Alberto – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2021
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction develops and implements strategies to reduce disaster risks and can be used as a pedagogical tool to improve knowledge of natural hazards. From an early age, individuals can contribute positively to natural hazard mitigation and this is supported by research conducted in schools in countries like…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Risk Management, Undergraduate Students
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Chang, Chew-Hung – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2011
How school geography should be taught has been a longstanding issue for geography educators. In some countries, state or national level curriculum predicates how the subject should be taught in schools. This paper examines these questions in relation to existing frameworks of conceptualizing school geography, such as the International Charter on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Curriculum, Educational History
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Seow, Tricia; Irvine, Kim N.; Beevi, Ismath; Premathillake, Tharuka – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2020
This qualitative study examines the influence of teachers' subject identities on how four secondary school teachers in Singapore conduct field-based enquiry about water quality in geography. Given the complex interactions noted in the literature among teachers' academic and school training, their academic subject specialisms and their practice, it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Specialization, Intellectual Disciplines
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Wi, Andy – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
A good climate change education policy should focus not only on education but encourage the participation of both the citizens and the government. The author interviewed policy makers, grassroots leaders and the citizens and found that this interaction between the government (top-down) and the citizens (bottom-up) is sorely missing, which results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Change, Educational Policy
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Ho, Li-Ching; Seow, Tricia – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
This qualitative study examines how climate change scientific knowledge is framed and positioned within the Singapore and Philippines school curricula in relation to broader citizenship concepts and ideas. The findings reveal that climate change is taught in very different ways within both education systems. The Singapore case demonstrates the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Qualitative Research, Citizenship
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Chang, Chew-Hung; Pascua, Liberty – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2016
Climate change is an important theme in the investigation of human-environment interactions in geographic education. This study explored the nature of students' understanding of concepts and processes related to climate change. Through semi-structured interviews, data was collected from 27 Secondary 3 (Grade 9) students from Singapore. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
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Seow, Tricia – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2016
This study draws upon a Foucauldian notion of discourse to explore how four pre-service geography teachers in Singapore made decisions about what geography is and how to enact their understandings of geography in their classrooms. This analysis of discursive power is particularly relevant to Singapore because of the high level of state control…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Discourse Analysis, Concept Mapping
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Seow, Tricia; Ho, Li-Ching – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2016
This qualitative study examines what four pre-service and six practicing geography educators in Singapore schools believe to be the purpose of climate change education, and how this intersects with their beliefs about student readiness to handle controversy within climate change education. A key finding of this study indicates that the teachers'…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Geography Instruction
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Chang, Chew-Hung – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2014
In understanding the divergences and commonalities in the representations of geography across different national settings, the case of Singapore is examined through the notion of politicisation of school curricula to meet the needs of "significant power groups". In particular, the development of school geography in Singapore and its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Course Descriptions, Geography
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Chang, Chew-Hung – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2012
Reflecting on a personal journey as a geography student, an academic, an educator and a teacher trainer, the article provides a critical narrative of the state of school geography in Singapore and argues that its development has remained relevant to the changing issues at a global level. Using personal reflections and document analyses, school…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Geography, Foreign Countries
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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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