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Wells, Carolyn G. – Geographical Education, 1973
The author is concerned with implementing in geography instruction the philosophy of N. Postman and C. Weingartner, expressed in "Teaching as a Subversive Activity," advocating student "meaning making" and "languaging." (JH)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Concept Formation, Creativity, Geography
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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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Cox, Bernard – Geographical Education, 1973
To bring everyday life into the classroom, curriculum content and pedegogical practices must be amended.. The idea that discovery learning can enhance the curricular relevance of geography is supported by the nature of geography as a discipline and by educational studies. (JH)
Descriptors: Discovery Processes, Experiential Learning, Geography, Geography Instruction
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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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Geographical Education, 1973
This statement, prapared by the Council of the Australian Geography Teachers Association to assist geography teachers, curriculum planners, and educational administrators, describes geography as a field of study focusing on the environment through the use of spatial concepts and establishes the usefulness and importance of geography in school…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Geographic Concepts, Geography
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Blachford, K. R. – Geographical Education, 1973
Feeling that there are no simple answers, the author discusses two issues confronting geographers involved in education -- child-or subject-centered curriculum and integrated or separate courses in geography. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies
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Cowie, P. M. – Geographical Education, 1978
Geography textbooks are evaluated to determine the relationship between the subject matter of geography and the changing concerns of society. Suggests that teachers should deal openly with values, which are inherent in geography content and methods. Journal available from Business Manager, Geographical Education, Sydney Teachers College, P.O. Box…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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Smith, D. – Geographical Education, 1978
Examines how values are included in the geography curriculum as modes of conduct acceptable in a classroom, methodologies of the subject, canons for validity and truth of information, and as part of the hidden curriculum. Concludes that teachers are responsible for helping learners develop their own value positions. Journal availability: see SO…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavioral Science Research, Comparative Education, Educational Needs
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Slater, F.; Spicer, B. J. – Geographical Education, 1978
Describes how a statistical analytical technique (the Q-sort) can be used to derive ideal educational objectives for high school geography courses. Discusses implications for curriculum development in geography. Journal availability: see SO 507 226. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Objectives, Geography Instruction
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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
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Blachford, K. – Geographical Education, 1978
Examines various approaches to sequencing learning experiences in geography in elementary and secondary education. Emphasis is placed on sequences of learning based on logic, age, and learning readiness. Research on organizing learning sequences is assessed. Journal availability: see SO 507 226. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Grode, Edward A. – Geographical Education, 2000
Focuses on Perry School (Erie, Pennsylvania), the first geography theme-based elementary school in which everything is related to geography. Describes what students learn in each grade level and the expectations on what they should know. Reports on the creation of their geography learning lab. (CMK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Elementary Education
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Yates, Graham – Geographical Education, 2000
Presents active learning strategies that utilize visual images, in particular photographs, to promote learning in geography. Explains that the six activities focus on Vietnam. Uses the photographs to encourage students to engage with the images to promote better observation skills. (CMK)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction
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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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