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Graves, N. J. – Geographical Education, 1974
This paper describes the background of British geographical education. The nature of the crisis through which geography in schools is currently passing is ascribed to changes in academic geography, to developments in education theory, and to secondary school reorganization. It is argued that the crisis offers opportunities for the further…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Educational Change
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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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Smith, David L. – Geographical Education, 1974
The concept of social relevance to geographic education and some of the implications of this concept for curriculum development and classroom teaching are explored. Geographic educators must be concerned with adopting new philosophies to the teaching of their subject, developing more appropriate strategies and curricula, and aiding in the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
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Blachford, Kevin – Geographical Education, 1974
This paper presents a summary of curriculum guidelines in geography. The three elements of curriculum development -- objectives, learning experiences, and evaluation -- are sumarized, and a large number of questions on each element are listed as a checklist for teachers and curriculum developers. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education
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Renner, John; Slater, Frances – Geographical Education, 1974
The High School Geography Project was used and evaluated by 15-year old students in New Zealand. The program, highly innovative in approaches in teaching Geography, is found to be highly adapted to Australian needs in Geography instruction. (JR)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Geography
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Stringer, W. N. – Geographical Education, 1974
This paper explores the types of questions used by teachers of geography. This paper suggests some classifications that may be relevant in evaluating the teaching of a new curriculum in geography and presents some preliminary conclusions derived from a study of several lessons at three levels in secondary school classes in geography. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Evaluation, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Simson, R. P. – Geographical Education, 1974
The Man and the Environment semester course is one of the new geography courses being trialled in Australia. The curriculum process which led to the setting up of the course is outlined. An evaluation of the course is presented, based on the trail conducted at one Brisbane high school. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Evaluation
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Stringer, W. N. – Geographical Education, 1976
Discusses the influence of teaching styles and curriculum on development of geographic concepts in children. Implications of this influence for geography curriculum development are examined. Available from: Sydney Teachers College, P.O. Box 63, Camperdown, N.S.W. 2050, Australia. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement
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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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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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Butler, John; Milliken, Murray – Geographical Education, 1985
Tells how two teachers who have authored a number of popular geography textbooks got started. Describes what they attempt to accomplish when they write a book and gives insight into the difficulties that teacher-authors may encounter. (JDH)
Descriptors: Authors, Foreign Countries, Geography, Secondary Education
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Codrington, Stephen; And Others – Geographical Education, 1985
Presents the views of three secondary-level teachers regarding the use of textbooks in geography instruction. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Berry, Rob – Geographical Education, 1985
Presents a classroom exercise which takes the form of a "court of inquiry" putting a geography textbook "on trial" regarding its treatment of apartheid in South Africa. Includes a diagram on how to set up the classroom and instructions on how to conduct a court of inquiry. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Inquiry, Law Related Education
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Wright, David R. – Geographical Education, 1985
This article examines the topic of racism in textbooks by reviewing the content of a geography textbook popular in the United Kingdom and Australia. Concludes that the problem of racism in textbooks is pervasive and in violation of United Nations standards for antiracist instruction. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Racial Attitudes
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Hoepper, Brian – Geographical Education, 1985
Describes the limitations of geography textbooks and tells how to overcome them by extending the instructional resources, devising more activities, and augmenting the textbook's descriptions. Illustrates the approach on a sample textbook passage which describes Australian suburbanites. (JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Learning Activities, Secondary Education
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