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Maude, Alaric – Geographical Education, 2022
The article offers a critique of the Knowledge and Understanding sub-strand of the revised Australian Curriculum: Geography for Years F-6, due to be implemented in Australian schools in 2024. As a foundation for this critique, the article first discusses what should be the aims of geography in primary schools, in order to provide some criteria for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum, Geography
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Caldis, Susan; Kleeman, Grant – Geographical Education, 2019
One of the questions being asked in schools is the extent to which Geography can be considered a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subject. While such a question might be driven by those strategic opportunists seeking to elevate the status of the subject within the school's curriculum, or as a means of leveraging an increase…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, STEM Education, Educational Objectives, Definitions
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Walker, G. T. – Geographical Education, 1976
Discusses the role of geography in achieving the objectives of environmental education, including environmental awareness, concern, and commitment. Strategies are suggested for teaching about environmental limits, links, complexity, and patterns. For journal availability, see SO 505 721. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Geographic Concepts
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Blachford, Kevin R. – Geographical Education, 1975
Considers the effects of simulation games on student motivation, concept development, attitudes, values, social skills, and classroom conditions and organization. The conclusion is that simulation is a useful technique which can contribute to the achievement of some of the objectives of geographical education. For journal availability, see SO 505…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Educational Games, Educational Objectives, Evaluation
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Cox, B. – Geographical Education, 1975
Examines the development and adoption of secondary courses in geography in Queensland, Australia, along the guidelines set down by the Radford Committee in 1969. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Innovation
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Cameron, J. M. R. – Geographical Education, 1975
Focuses on the 11th grade geography curriculum which was introduced into Australian schools in 1974. Outlines the background, objectives, structure, and content of the curriculum syllabus. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Educational Objectives, Geographic Concepts
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Cowie, P. M. – Geographical Education, 1978
Geography textbooks are evaluated to determine the relationship between the subject matter of geography and the changing concerns of society. Suggests that teachers should deal openly with values, which are inherent in geography content and methods. Journal available from Business Manager, Geographical Education, Sydney Teachers College, P.O. Box…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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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
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Hobbs, P. – Geographical Education, 1978
Suggests that geography be offered as part of the primary school curriculum. Outlines types of geographic concepts which are appropriate for primary school courses and suggests teaching techniques. Journal availability: see SO 507 226. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
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Blachford, K. – Geographical Education, 1978
Examines various approaches to sequencing learning experiences in geography in elementary and secondary education. Emphasis is placed on sequences of learning based on logic, age, and learning readiness. Research on organizing learning sequences is assessed. Journal availability: see SO 507 226. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Pradervand, Pierre – Geographical Education, 1987
Defines global education as the means for communicating a vision of the world that works for all. Uses seven aspects of world development to analyze the concept of global education. Stresses the need for consistency between words and deeds and encourages global educators to examine their lifestyles for consistency with their teachings. (LS)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Objectives
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Gallagher, Nan; And Others – Geographical Education, 1987
Responses of three global educators to "Global Education: Towards a World that Works for All" (P. Pradervand). Nan Gallagher suggests using films in geography courses to overcome the indifference Pradervand refers to. Doug Burchill questions the teacher's ability to break through students' encultured prejudices. Greig Whitehead describes…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Geography Instruction, Global Approach
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Hicks, David – Geographical Education, 1987
Considers how the fields of world studies or global education may provide insight and contribute to enhance student understanding in geography courses. Provides a series of checklists which a geography department may use to evaluate the global dimensions in their programs, goals and objectives, resources, and teaching strategies. (LS)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Course Content, Course Evaluation, Educational Objectives
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Trainer, Ted – Geographical Education, 1990
Discusses the overconsumption and overproduction of industrialized nations and the condition of developing nations. Considers the global revolution in institutions, systems, values, and lifestyles necessary to implement sustainable development. Depicts a world of decentralized, self-sufficient communities, and describes education's potential role…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Consciousness Raising, Conservation (Environment), Decentralization
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Robinson, Roger – Geographical Education, 1990
Discusses an investigation of how British secondary school geography teachers' attitudes and values influence their choices of objectives, content, and teaching methods. Focuses on approaches to development issues. Uses cluster analysis to summarize results. Notes the constraining influence of having to prepare students for public examinations.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cluster Analysis, Correlation, Course Content