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Brooks, Clare – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
In this paper, I report on a review of over 400 master's level dissertations in geography education completed since 1968 at the UCL Institute of Education, London. The aim of this review is to understand how the field of geography education has been understood and problematised by practitioners within the field. Unlike the Road Map Report on…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Masters Theses
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Carrera, Carlos Carbonell; Perez, Jose Luis Saorin; Cantero, Jorge de la Torre – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
In the field of geographical and environmental education, maps and geo-referenced information are frequently used, in which the earth's surfaces are represented in a two-dimensional (2D) way. Students have difficulty interpreting the relief representation and switching between 2D and 3D scenarios. Digital terrain modelling is added to the…
Descriptors: Usability, Visualization, Teaching Methods, Maps
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Farias, Luciana A.; Silva, Jailson A.; Colagrande, Elaine A.; Arroio, Agnaldo – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
This present study was aimed at analyzing the environmental perception of teachers from two Brazilian public schools located on opposite shores of a socio-environmentally vulnerable area by means of drawings as well as the data collected from questionnaires. The 2010 Brazilian Census reported that nearly 2.7 million people live in such conditions…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Public School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Kuisma, Merja – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
This study aimed at modifying a teaching and learning model for a geographic inquiry to enhance both the subject-related skills of geography and so-called twenty-first century skills in middle-school students (14-15 years old). The purpose of this research is to extend our understanding of the user experiences concerning certain tools for learning…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Interviews, Student Attitudes, Geography
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Cheung, Yannes Tsz-Yan; Chow, Cheuk-Fai; So, Winnie Wing-Mui – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
To educate a sustainable future, a train-the-trainer (TTT) approach was adopted to train student teachers (STs) from a teacher education institute to be green ambassadors (GAs) in an environmental education (EE) programme with the aim of promoting plastic waste recycling among primary school pupils. The design of the TTT course for the GAs not…
Descriptors: Recycling, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Al-Nofli, Mohammed Abdullah – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
Since the publication of "Geography for Life: National Geography Standards" in the United States (Geography Education Standards Project, 1994), it has been widely used to develop quality curriculum materials for what students should know and able to do in geography. This study compared geography content taught in Omani public schools…
Descriptors: Geography, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Content Analysis
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Higde, Emrah; Oztekin, Ceren; Sahin, Elvan – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
This study examined Turkish pre-service science teachers' awareness, uncertainty beliefs, values, and behaviours pertinent to climate change. It aimed to determine significant predictors of climate change-related behaviours and uncertainty beliefs about the reality of climate change. A Turkish-adapted survey was administered to 1277 pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Uhlenwinkel, Anke – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
"Young people on the global stage: their education and influence" is an EU-funded project that involves teachers and students from three European countries (Britain, Germany and Spain) and teachers from several African countries with a focus on The Gambia and Kenya. The main aim of the project is to promote an understanding of some of…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods, Environmental Education, Sustainability
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Lane, Rod; Bourke, Terri – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
A recent editorial in International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education (IRGEE) highlighted an opportunity for the inclusion of geography as a subject in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) tests. At present, TIMSS tests only encompass mathematics and physical sciences. The IRGEE editors encouraged…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Geography Instruction, Educational Opportunities, Research Projects
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Raimondo, Ana Maria; Monti, Alejandro J. A.; Perales-Palacios, F. Javier; Gutiérrez-Pérez, José – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
The university volunteer programs in Argentina encourage entrepreneurship culture through the development of innovative socio-environmental projects that promote a joint effort between the different administrations of the State, the universities and regional social organizations. One, called "environment and social inclusion" has been…
Descriptors: Action Research, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research Projects
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Bijsterbosch, Erik; van der Schee, Joop; Kuiper, Wilmad – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
Enhancing meaningful learning is an important aim in geography education. Also, assessment should reflect this aim. Both formative and summative assessments contribute to meaningful learning when more complex knowledge and cognitive processes are assessed. The internal school-based geography examinations of the final exam in pre-vocational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Secondary Education, Taxonomy
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Bardsley, Douglas K. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
Ecological and social risks are part of life on Earth, and yet they have increased during the late modern era due to environmental change and rising inequality. People who are well-educated are better able to plan for and respond to risk, both individually and collectively. Geography teachers' perceptions are critically analysed to examine the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Risk, Geography Instruction, Environmental Education
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Karpudewan, Mageswary; Mohd Ali Khan, Nur Sabrina – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
Climate change is one of the most important environmental issues affecting our society today and we need to educate the citizens about the impact on human lives. An attempt was made to integrate experiential-based climate change education into the teaching and learning of secondary school Biology lessons on the topic of "Endangered…
Descriptors: Climate, Experiential Learning, Environmental Education, Student Attitudes
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Ho, Li-Ching; Seow, Tricia – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
This qualitative study examines how climate change scientific knowledge is framed and positioned within the Singapore and Philippines school curricula in relation to broader citizenship concepts and ideas. The findings reveal that climate change is taught in very different ways within both education systems. The Singapore case demonstrates the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Qualitative Research, Citizenship
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Hermans, Mikaela; Korhonen, Johan – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
The aim of this study is to examine Finnish ninth graders' attitudes towards the consequences of climate change, their views on climate change mitigation and the impact of a set of selected predictors on their willingness to act in climate change mitigation. Students (N = 549) from 11 secondary schools participated in the questionnaire-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Student Attitudes
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