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Emery, J. S. – Geographical Education, 1976
Traces the development of environmental education in Australia and assesses change in the environmental content of geography curriculum. The conclusion is that teachers of geography should become more involved in environmental education. For journal availability, see SO 505 721. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Trends
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Biddle, Don – Geographical Education, 1985
This article reports on current trends in geography instruction in Australia. It appeals for greater cooperation between "academic geographers" and geography teachers in the secondary schools. Concludes by voicing concern for improved geography instruction in the coming decade. (JDH)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Hobbs, Jack – Geographical Education, 1985
Offers a rationale for teaching physical geography and examines emerging themes, developments, and dilemmas within the field. Concludes with a discussion of future trends. (JDH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction
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Mercer, David – Geographical Education, 1985
Presents a brief overview of recent trends in human geography research and teaching practice. Focuses on significant new books, journals, and journal articles which may influence future research and teaching. (JDH)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Fagan, Robert – Geographical Education, 1985
Maintains that economic geography is alive and well. Describes some of the challenges facing research in economic geography and highlights the changing approaches being applied to economic geography. Includes sections on structural change, economic reorganization, and internationalization of manufacturing and finances. (JDH)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Development, Economic Research, Educational Trends
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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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Stringer, W. N. – Geographical Education, 1975
Examines prescribed and recommended geography courses at the secondary level in Victoria and compares them with similar courses in N.S.W., Queensland and South Australia. Concludes that the courses in Victoria are deficient because they are not integrated into the curriculum in relation to the conceptual level of pupils at the secondary level. For…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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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