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Madsen, Kenneth D. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Fictional film provides an opportunity to breathe life into the application of academic concepts by capturing the attention and imagination of students. Using the 2009 hit movie "Avatar", it is argued that popular fiction has the potential to help students grasp the dynamics of imperial/indigenous relationships in part because it removes…
Descriptors: Films, Fiction, Teaching Methods, Geography
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Scholz, Michael A.; Huynh, Niem Tu; Brysch, Carmen P.; Scholz, Ruojing Wang – Journal of Geography, 2014
Geography textbooks contain chapter or review questions that may engage students in spatial thinking. This research used Jo and Bednarz's (2009) "Taxonomy of Spatial Thinking" to evaluate the percentage of spatial thinking questions in four university-level world geography course textbooks. The results from this study were then…
Descriptors: World Geography, Textbooks, Spatial Ability, Content Analysis
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Conover, Georgia Davis; Miller, Jacob C. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Designed as a hybrid undergraduate class that includes online exercises and in-class discussion, Places in the Media helps students better understand the spatial politics of media that help structure our everyday lives. The article is meant as a do-it-yourself guide for instructors interested in building a course like Places in the Media. As such,…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Geography Instruction, College Faculty, Undergraduate Study
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Walsh, Megan K. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Field-based undergraduate geography courses provide numerous pedagogical benefits including an opportunity for students to acquire employable skills in an applied context. This article presents one unique approach to teaching geographic field methods using paleoecological research. The goals of this course are to teach students key geographic…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Geography Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Strait, John – Journal of Geography, 2012
This article offers a pedagogical module that explores the geography of blues culture across the Mississippi Delta. By focusing on blues culture, rather than simply blues music itself, this project provides a forum for understanding the broader geographical conditions from which this musical form emerged. This module utilizes place-based…
Descriptors: Music, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Rural Areas
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Gillen, Jamie; Skryzhevska, Liza; Henry, Mary C.; Green, Jerry – Journal of Geography, 2010
Maps are often understood as the primary tool in geography; however, recent research indicates that the number of students taking map interpretation courses has declined. As geography students are expected to master the uses of maps, this study investigates the materials available in introductory collegiate textbooks that promote the development…
Descriptors: Maps, Data Interpretation, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Hauf, James E. – Journal of Geography, 2010
Teaching world cultures in the middle-level geography classroom presents challenges both because of the complexity of culture and because of the characteristics of students of this age. One effective way to teach about a culture is through the use of cultural artifacts. This article discusses how to collect and use cultural artifacts in the…
Descriptors: Museums, Cultural Awareness, Inferences, Teaching Methods
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Sawyer, Carol F.; Butler, David R.; Curtis, Mary – Journal of Geography, 2010
Environmental change is ideally taught through field observations; however, leaving the classroom is often unrealistic due to financial and logistical constraints. The Internet offers several feasible alternatives using webcams that instructors can use to illustrate a variety of geographic examples and exercises for students. This article explores…
Descriptors: Physical Geography, Physical Environment, Classroom Techniques, Technology Uses in Education
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Strait, John B. – Journal of Geography, 2010
Music is not often utilized in teaching geography, despite the fact that many scholars orient their research around analyzing both the historical and spatial dimensions of musical expression. This article reports on the use of a teaching module that utilizes blues culture as a lens to understand the geographical history of the United States. The…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Music, African American Culture
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Sekeres, Diane Carver; Gregg, Madeleine – Journal of Geography, 2008
This article examines the ways in which the poetry strand of literacy instruction can help teachers infuse geography into the elementary classroom. Teachers can use poems to target important aspects of reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. When the poems contain substantive geography…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Geography, Phonemic Awareness, Literacy Education
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Skop, Emily – Journal of Geography, 2008
In this article, I propose using the "field trip-based learning community" as a way to foster informal interaction among students and faculty. By incorporating students into the design and implementation of a field trip, faculty can engineer an environment where student and teacher encourage and learn from one another in an environment not tied to…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Academic Achievement, Educational Experience, Teacher Student Relationship
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Koch, Tom; Denike, Ken – Journal of Geography, 2007
Teaching GIS is relatively simple, a matter of helping students develop familiarity with the software. Mapping as an aid to thinking is harder to instruct. This article presents a laboratory and lecture package developed to teach the utility of mapping in a course on spatial data analysis. Following a historical review of the use of surface…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Geographic Distribution, Geography Instruction, Information Systems
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Journal of Geography, 2007
This article discusses how poetry can be used for teaching geography. The rational for using and writing poetry, its relationship to the National Standards for Geography, grade levels, pedagogical concerns associated with poetry writing, and subject integration are discussed. There are also classroom activities, sample discussion questions, lesson…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Aesthetics, Learning Activities, Geography Instruction
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Paradis, Thomas W.; Dexter, Leland R. – Journal of Geography, 2007
Undergraduate geography field courses are relatively rare at American universities, though they can exemplify well the fundamental tenets of learner-centered education. This article reports on an intensive three-week field analysis course taught at Northern Arizona University at Flagstaff, within the Department of Geography, Planning, and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Geography, Field Experience Programs, Distance Education
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Russo, Richard A. – Journal of Geography, 2004
This paper addresses the neglect of social justice a social change in the undergraduate general education curriculum at a community college. The intended audience of this paper is community college instructors with heavy teaching loads of mostly general education courses. Without pretending to be a rigorous analysis of theories of radical pedagogy…
Descriptors: Justice, Social Change, Undergraduate Study, General Education
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