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Johnston, R. J. – Geographical Education, 1974
This paper argues that geography teachers should commit themselves to social science programs. The paper concerns the role of geographers as social scientists through a consideration of the concepts classified by David Harvey (absolute, relative, relational). The argument concludes with a statement on the importance of the geographic approach for…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
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Johnston, R. J. – Geographical Education, 1975
Argues that geography should join in interdisciplinary programs to increase general social science understandings and to help provide an increased comprehension of the relationship of each discipline to the whole of knowledge. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education