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Bishop, Jeff; And Others – Geographical Education, 1986
Notes the trend toward working with town planning authorities as a part of environmental education classes in the United Kingdom. Provides a teacher workshop designed to prepare secondary geography teachers for making such contacts by having them analyze and modify letters from four hypothetical scenarios. (JDH)
Descriptors: Community Planning, Community Study, Environmental Education, Geography
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Gilbert, Rob – Geographical Education, 1986
This article reveals the nature of the images of society in traditional approaches to geographical education and explores the implications of these in terms of the ideology involved. The data include student interviews, geography textbooks, and geography curriculum writings. (Author/JDH)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Ideology
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Courtney, Terence D. – Geographical Education, 1986
Describes the SOLO Taxonomy, a five-level hierarchy designed to help teachers evaluate the quality of students' thinking. Illustrates how the taxonomy may be used to construct questions and score responses to test questions. Concludes that the taxonomy has broad curriculum applicability and can make a substantial contribution to improved teaching…
Descriptors: Classification, Classroom Communication, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods
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Slater, Frances A. – Geographical Education, 1975
Presents examples of how fundamental geographic concepts, such as location and spatial interaction, may be used in the secondary classroom to stimulate inquiry learning. Available from: Business Manager, Geographical Education, Sydney Teachers College, P.O. Box 63, Camperdown, N.S.W. 2050, Australia. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Comparative Education, Concept Formation, Curriculum Research
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Shortle, David A. – Geographical Education, 1975
Presents reasons for including geography as a separate discipline in the secondary curriculum rather than synthesizing it into an interdisciplinary social studies program. Approaches to curricula structuring and sequencing are suggested. References are included. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Educational Philosophy, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Johnston, R. J. – Geographical Education, 1975
Argues that geography should join in interdisciplinary programs to increase general social science understandings and to help provide an increased comprehension of the relationship of each discipline to the whole of knowledge. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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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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Francis, L. E. – Geographical Education, 1975
Explores the use of concepts in geography teaching in Australia and reviews the relevant literature on the development of geographical concepts. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Oliver, J. – Geographical Education, 1975
Discusses the interest of geographers in the interplay of physical and human influences in fashioning geographical patterns. Methods of stimulating student interest in geography are suggested. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Climate, Comparative Education, Environmental Influences, Higher Education
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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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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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Milne, A. K. – Geographical Education, 1975
Describes the study tour of China undertaken by 20 members of the Australian Geography Teachers Association. An itinerary of the three week tour and reports from Australian and Chinese newspapers are included. For journal availability, see SO 505 212. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Field Trips, Foreign Countries
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Davies, J. L. – Geographical Education, 1973
The author lists the advantages of component models and suggest their substitution for sequence models, which emphasize time rather than space relationships, in the teaching of geomorphology. (JH)
Descriptors: Conceptual Schemes, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Models
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