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Davey, Colin – Geographical Education, 1985
This article demonstrates how newspapers can be used to develop an understanding of current affairs and develop thinking skills. Three examples of current affairs articles along with learning activities which foster the development of thinking skills are included. (JDH)
Descriptors: Current Events, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Learning Activities
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Gerber, Rod – Geographical Education, 1985
This article provides an overview of the instructional design principles underlying the effective use of graphic communication devices in geography texts. The topics covered include labelling, figure-ground relationships, signs and symbols, legends and keys, and graphic integrity. Includes graphic examples. (JDH)
Descriptors: Charts, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Graphs
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Murray, Louis – Geographical Education, 1985
This article explores the principles of structuring student classroom and library research. It is presented in the form of a workshop activity suitable for use in a geography department staff workshop. (JDH)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Inservice Education, Instructional Improvement
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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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Corle, Pamela G. – Geographical Education, 1986
Presents a review of the National Geographic Society's campaign to upgrade the teaching of geography in U.S. schools. The campaign includes the development and dissemination of exemplary curriculum materials and a broad range of teacher training activities. Concludes that the U.S. is breaking new ground in facing the reality of geographic…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction
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Greenall, Annette – Geographical Education, 1986
This article describes the development and content of the National Conservation Strategy for Australia (NCSA). The Australian Department of Arts, Heritage, and Environment has produced a teacher's guide designed to help teachers bring the content of the NCSA to their classroom. A description of the guide and ordering information are provided. (JDH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement
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Greenall, Annette – Geographical Education, 1986
Defines environmental education and articulates its aims and characteristics. Describes how environmental education is implemented in Australian schools. Concludes with a list of eight requirements for "environmental citizenship." (JDH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
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Huckle, John – Geographical Education, 1986
Describes the concept of environmental citizenship and shows how to apply it to the "African crisis" and Australia. Claims geography can link a concern for a better world to the realities of world economic and political order thereby revealing the inadequacies of the accounts of crises offered by governments and the media. (JDH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Maher, Mary – Geographical Education, 1986
Explores reasons why environmental education becomes "diluted, deleted, and dissolved." Identifies three obstacles to environmental education stating that they will not be overcome until teachers take into account the different types of environmentalism and recognize the role played by curriculum in schooling and the maintenance of power…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
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Naish, Michael – Geographical Education, 1986
Provides a brief history of the relationship between environmental education and geography. Describes the Geography 16-19 Project developed at the University of London Institute of Education, which stresses environmental issues and the quality of life instead of the kind of "academic" geography typically covered in courses at this level.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Environmental Education, Geography
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Naish, Michael – Geographical Education, 1986
Briefly reviews the development of decision making as an educational objective, tracing its roots from the 1960s. Describes the decision-making exercises offered in the Geography 16-19 Project, including the guidelines used for constructing the decision-making exercises on the General Certificate of Education examination. Concludes with advice on…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Environmental Education
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Hall, Robin – Geographical Education, 1986
This article describes Art and the Built Environment (ABE), a project developed in the United Kingdom. Discusses the benefits and problems associated with using aesthetically oriented study methods to analyze townscapes as part of geography's contribution to environmental education. (JDH)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Environmental Education, Geography, Geography Instruction
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