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Alam, Sarfaraz – Journal of Geography, 2010
This article critically examines the recommendations of two major Indian education reports--NCFSE 2000 and NCF 2005--prepared by the National Council of Educational Research and Training in India. The NCFSE 2000 has recommended an integrated teaching of geography as one component of the social studies. The NCF 2005 has reverted to the pre-NCFSE…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Geography Instruction
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Bishop, Michael P. – Journal of Geography, 2009
Collaborative international research projects represent excellent opportunities for students to obtain unique and life-altering educational experiences. Dynamic interactions with people from a variety of countries, institutions, and departments, in diverse situations, provides students with new perspectives, encourages them to operate in a…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Research Assistants, Physical Geography
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Christensen, David E. – Journal of Geography, 1981
Focuses on how India's economic planning and development efforts since 1950 have affected rural areas and small towns, which comprise nearly 80% of India's population. Presents several case studies of rural development and concludes that the major keys to the stability of India as a democracy are population control, a unifying language, and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts
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Karan, P.P.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1978
Analyzes the spatial patterns of acceptance of birth control practices in India and examines the relationship between these patterns and levels of economic development. Suggests implications of the area differences in acceptance patterns for family planning program policymakers. (Author)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Attitude Change, Contraception, Differences
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Chakravarti, A. K. – Journal of Geography, 1976
An effective means of cartographic representation of India's population growth and its spatial characteristics is the focus of this paper. A population growth index and population growth types are discussed. (Author/ND)
Descriptors: Classification, Demography, Geographic Distribution, Human Geography
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Trewartha, Glenn T. – Journal of Geography, 1982
Describes the characteristics and behavior of the Indian summer and winter monsoons and the tropical East African monsoon. (AM)
Descriptors: Climate, Physical Geography