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Halliwell, Jamie – Journal of Geography, 2020
Students embody themselves within social media platforms and (re)craft their identities within social media platforms. These interfaces enable students to think critically regarding human geographic issues online and raise awareness of their positionalities in using ever-changing technology. This paper analyses how social media research can be…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Software, Singing, Undergraduate Students
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Lambert, David – Journal of Geography, 2018
The purpose of this short article is to offer a critical perspective on Larsen and Harrington's ambitious and stimulating review article. It does so by drawing a distinction between teaching and learning and discussing how progression metaphors for describing the latter can distort the moral purpose of the former. My response to the provocation…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Articulation (Education)
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Weiss, Günther – Journal of Geography, 2017
This article reports on the possibilities and challenges of starting problem-oriented learning in geography lessons. The article focuses on the features of motivating problems, because one of the essential functions of the problem to start with is to animate learners to solve it. The analysis of various introductions to problem-oriented learning…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students
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Algeo, Katie – Journal of Geography, 2007
The British film "Bend It Like Beckham" (2002) is pedagogically useful in the cultural geography classroom for engaging students with core concepts, such as ethnicity, migration, acculturation, and assimilation, and with more advanced modes of analysis, such as the social construction of identity. Although the film depicts a particular…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Ethnic Groups, Human Geography, Criticism
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Warf, Barney; Vincent, Peter; Purcell, Darren – Journal of Geography, 1999
Reports on the design, implementation, and results of a project structured as a means to investigate the potential of long-distance, collaborative student learning on an international basis. Offers an overview of the project's design and conclusions in order to encourage collaborative instruction using the Internet and the World Wide Web. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Jones, Mark C. – Journal of Geography, 2001
Compares 11 English-language geography journals according to the following criteria: (1) content (nationality, education level, target audience, items included in journal, types of geography covered, and whether the articles contain bibliographies) and (2) appearance (page size, number of pages, and whether color printing is used). (DAJ)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, English, Foreign Countries
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Graves, Norman J. – Journal of Geography, 1981
This discussion of comparative international geographical education describes a three-phase educational typology based on political, economic, and cultural characteristics; man-land relationships; and geography as an academic discipline. A country's choice of educational emphasis reflects its prevailing political and social values. (AM)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values