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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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Monk, Janice – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2011
Gender has long been implicated in geographic education, though generally implicitly until the late twentieth century. Emphasizing British and American examples, this paper examines gender representation among geographic educators, in student participation, and in learning. It then turns to pedagogical issues that arise as content and strategies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Teaching (Occupation), Females
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Beneker, Tine; Sanders, Rickie; Tani, Sirpa; Taylor, Liz; van der Vaart, Rob – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2007
This paper reports on empirical research in four countries on the growing interest in the perceived "gap" between school and university human geography. Focusing on urban geography, we investigated the views of teachers and academic geographers about key elements of the field and those that were important for geography education. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Urban Areas, Human Geography
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DeChano, Lisa M. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2006
This study is based on the hypothesis that the more a person knows about the environment the more positive the person's attitude will be toward the environment. But is this relationship real or assumed? This question is examined using data collected from students in their final year of secondary school (17-19 years) in Chile, England, Switzerland…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes