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Spicer, B. J. – Geographical Education, 1975
Discusses a study which focused on adolescents' perception of their local environment by asking 200 15-year-old students to produce free recall maps of their own local areas. Study results indicate that the individual strives towards an adjustive structuring of his environment to self-perceived societal needs. For journal availability, see SO 505…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cultural Images, Environment, Environmental Research
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Slater, F.; Spicer, B. J. – Geographical Education, 1978
Describes how a statistical analytical technique (the Q-sort) can be used to derive ideal educational objectives for high school geography courses. Discusses implications for curriculum development in geography. Journal availability: see SO 507 226. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Objectives, Geography Instruction