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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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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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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
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Fien, John – Geographical Education, 1988
Explores five alternative visions of the Australian environment through a brief environmental history. Presents imperatives for geography education to help students become socially responsible and ecologically sensitive including: (1) developing an environmental ethic; (2) teaching about the impact of the political economy on the environment; and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Controversial Issues (Course Content), Ecology, Economic Climate
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Johnston, Ron J.; Taylor, Peter J. – Geographical Education, 1987
Presents a model of the world as an interdependent whole dominated by two conflicts: (1) the North-South economic conflict between developed and underdeveloped nations; and (2) the East-West ideological conflict between two superpowers and their allies. Intended to serve as a theoretical basis for objectives and content selection in geography…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations
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Deer, C. E. – Geographical Education, 1973
In describing curriculum development in New South Wales the author suggests a less centralised approach and the usefulness of an interchange between professional organizations to make recent reserach available to teachers. (JH)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Centralization, Curriculum Development, Decentralization
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Emery, J. S. – Geographical Education, 1973
In a comparative study of six sample London districts the influence of urban obsolescence, socio-economic class, educational provision, and measured intelligence is correlated with pupil achievement. (JH)
Descriptors: Demography, Dropouts, Educational Research, Geographic Concepts
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Barlow, M. H.; Deer, C. E. – Geographical Education, 1973
This discussion of non-book materials available in Australia for secondary instruction in urban geography emphasizes their suitability for conveying particular concepts as well as appropriateness at particular curricular levels. (JH)
Descriptors: Educational Media, Films, Geography Instruction, Human Geography
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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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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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