NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Journal of Geography111
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 111 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Heintzman, Ryan; Brandi, Aldo; Kelley, Madeline; Marvin, M. Colin – Journal of Geography, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic forced educational institutions around the globe to close or move to a remote format. This article focuses on the transition of an in-person undergraduate physical geography lab to online synchronous learning during the Fall 2020 semester. Findings suggest the importance of abundant learning materials as well as showing…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Physical Geography, Geography Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bendl, Tomáš; Marada, Miroslav; Havelková, Lenka – Journal of Geography, 2023
Problem-solving skills are often considered to be the key skills in today's world, and their importance in geography education is widely recognized. However, empirical evidence analyzing whether and how teachers develop problem-solving skills during geography lessons is especially scarce in the context of preservice teachers. Accordingly, we…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Geography Instruction, Problem Solving, Teaching Styles
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Grobelski, Tiffany; Versluis, Anna; McClelland, Jesse – Journal of Geography, 2023
This paper details the process and results of redesigning an introductory undergraduate World Geography course, from a survey of world regions to a project-based course. Through two student projects, one tracing commodities and another eliciting migration experiences, the course renders the world not as the sum of discrete regions but as the…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Student Projects, Active Learning, Introductory Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kim, Minsung – Journal of Geography, 2023
This study examined whether an emotional geography-based community participation project enhanced students' civic engagement competence. The participants identified community problems based on emotional geographies, created their own spatial stories using spatial analysis and emotional mapping, and finally proposed spatial development strategies.…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Competence, Psychological Patterns, Geography Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, Mark C. – Journal of Geography, 2023
The article explains the limited presence of geography in New England higher education as a result of the structure of the region's higher education system. Blending the geography and history of education literatures, it identifies type of control (public vs. private), institution type, urban location, multi-campus university systems, and the weak…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Geography, Incidence, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Huh, Sojung; Jo, Injeong – Journal of Geography, 2023
This study examined the successes and struggles that teachers experience while incorporating geospatial technologies (GST) into their lessons. Fourteen teachers' GST-integrated classroom lessons developed at the final stage of a semester-long graduate course were evaluated, using a TPACK-based GST-integrated lesson assessment rubric. The…
Descriptors: Barriers, Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berendsen, Margo E.; Hodza, Paddington; Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D. – Journal of Geography, 2023
A better understanding of differences in the nature of human computer interaction (HCI) relating to GIS software can help with learning spatial concepts and spatial thinking skills. This motivates our study, which aims to create a standard measure of interaction with GIS software that can be used individually or along with existing measurement…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Software
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Dong-min – Journal of Geography, 2023
This study aims to investigate the potential of narrative-based geospatial technologies (NGSTs) in the teaching of regional geography to preservice geography teachers (PGTs). Reflective journals gathered from students who took a StoryMaps-based European regional geography class were analyzed using phenomenography. The results showed that NGSTs are…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Physical Geography
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hagge, Patrick D. – Journal of Geography, 2023
Blank paper maps are often used to assess student location knowledge. A total of 502 students enrolled in 12 undergraduate World Geography classes between 2016 and 2022 were initially asked to find some of the following countries on a blank world map: Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Mexico,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Maps, Geography Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Whalen, Kate; Paez, Antonio – Journal of Geography, 2022
Experiential education partnered with guided reflection is thought to support students with higher-order thinking skills. In this study, 44 reflections from two university-level sustainability courses were compared. In both courses students were asked to write a reflection, but only one course used the Reflective Learning Framework (RLF). Tests of…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Thinking Skills, Experiential Learning, Sustainability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McDaniel, Paul N. – Journal of Geography, 2022
Amid the shift to virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, educators across disciplines were faced with developing new strategies for active learning. This article discusses findings from a case study of using Google Earth for virtual field trips and projects in an undergraduate Geography of North America course, assessing the process of…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Internet, Maps, Active Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Scholten, Nina; Doll, Jörg; Masanek, Nicole – Journal of Geography, 2022
In initial teacher education (ITE), preservice teachers acquire declarative knowledge in different knowledge domains: general pedagogy, content, and pedagogical content. To investigate how they use this knowledge in a school-related situation, n = 56 preservice teachers were asked to evaluate a peer's fictitious lesson plan. Their comments were…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Forestry, Preservice Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rees, Amanda; Hawthorne, Timothy; Scott, Dorris; Solís, Patricia; Spears, Eric – Journal of Geography, 2021
Community geography (CG) pedagogy sits at the intersection of three systematic shifts in higher education: desires to expand engagement with society; the evolution of student-centered, evidence-based instruction; and, the desire to diversify voices and knowledge production in the academy. Since the 1960s geographers have regularly partnered with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Student Centered Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
González, Ainhoa; Bonnin, Christine; O'Mahony, Eoin; Nguyen Hong, Nga; Nguyen Thi Minh, Tien – Journal of Geography, 2021
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are increasingly applied to support evidence-based decisions across disciplines, including the global development and humanitarian sector. However, higher education programmes in development-related fields rarely integrate GIS as a teaching and learning component. This paper describes a GIS module…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hooykaas, Amanda – Journal of Geography, 2021
Place-based education is common in elementary school geography curriculums where children are taught about their surroundings. Emphasizing hands-on, real-world learning experiences, this approach creates heightened commitment to serving as active, contributing citizens. By post-secondary school, geography students collectively pursue knowledge…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Global Approach
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8