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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1983
Is the geographer's field of vision distinct from that of architects, economists, psychologists, and professional tour guides? Four fields of vision which geographers possess--image, contextual, analytic, and field--are examined, and what such vision means to geography is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Geography, Visual Perception
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1979
Reviews and evaluates a selection of influential geography textbooks on East Asia and China. The 11 textbooks are ranked in 20 categories for the purpose of facilitating textbook selection and helping instructors evaluate the texts they are currently using. Specific strengths and weaknesses of each text are identified. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1976
The role of geography in an undergraduate student's intellectual and vocational development is described. (DE)
Descriptors: Career Development, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1972
A Speculative Cultural Geography is a format for an introductory course in which the student is given maximum opportunity to determine and comprehend the decision-making processes which have been instrumental in the development of historical and contemporary landscapes. (Author)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Course Descriptions, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1992
Presents the script of the drama, "The Other Side of Discovery," concerning the effects of Columbus' arrival in the Americas. Offers the story in the "Readers' Theater" style, featuring dramatic readings by three actors but no stage movements. (SG)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Culture Conflict, Culture Contact, Drama
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that with the publication of the National Geography Standards geography has taken a major stride toward demonstrating to teachers the breadth and significance of the discipline. Focuses on three aspects of geographic reality in the lives of teachers and students. Concludes that geographic knowledge is part of every person's life. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Maintains that teachers in kindergarten through twelfth grade are interested in improving their teaching of geography. Reviews the instructional improvement efforts of various state, regional, and national alliances, noting the high levels of community support and professional involvement by teachers at all levels. (JDH)
Descriptors: Community Support, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty College Relationship, Geography
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Salter, Christopher L. – Journal of Geography, 1971
Descriptors: Area Studies, Geographic Regions, Geography Instruction, Human Geography