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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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Kaya, Ilhan – Journal of Geography, 2007
This article consists of two parts. The first part provides an overview of Muslim Americans and the role of Islam in their lives. The second part of the article includes a classroom exercise about how to teach Islam and Muslim Americans. The main vehicle for this exercise is a PBS documentary titled "Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet." The exercise…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Teaching Methods, Muslims
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Demko, George J. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Provides concrete ideas for increasing the interest level of elementary and secondary students in geography. States that instruction must begin with the personal interests of students, and recommends such activities as using maps to trace the "geogeneology" of students, the origins of rock groups, athletic competitions, and natural disasters. (JDH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Instructional Improvement
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Western, John – Journal of Geography, 1986
Traces the history of the development of cities in South Africa, paying special attention to the development of urban social controls. Three eras are identified: (1) mercantilism, (2) imperialism, and (3) apartheid. Concludes that enormous human costs are entailed by these attempts at social engineering. (JDH)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Geography, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations
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Petersen, James F. – Journal of Geography, 1986
This paper explores the uses of true landform miniatures and small-scale analogues and suggests ways to teach geomorphological concepts using small-scale relief features as illustrative examples. (JDH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Geology, Physical Geography
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Marotz, Glen A.; Rundstrom, Robert A. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Describes a problem-solving approach to field experiences in geography with emphasis on solving real-world problems and team teaching. Provides an example of a student project as well as directions for implementing similar programs. (JDH)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Human Geography
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Gersmehl, Philip J.; Andrews, Sona K. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Used to satisfy the communications requirement of an undergraduate core curriculum, this article provides a curricular rationale, course outline, behavioral objectives, teaching strategies, and modes of evaluation for a course on the language of maps. (JDH)
Descriptors: Communications, Course Descriptions, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1986
Provides 2 examples of walking tours developed for primary grade children. The first example is map-based and the second is a verbal treasure hunt exercise where students follow a series of instructions to move about their school. (JDH)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Primary Education
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Carstensen, Laurence W. – Journal of Geography, 1987
This article describes how to design and implement a map reading tournament for college students enrolled in an introductory map reading course. The tournament takes place within the classroom. Includes guidance in forming the questions and tips on running the tournament. (JDH)
Descriptors: Cartography, College Instruction, Educational Games, Geography
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Felton, Randall G.; Allen, Rodney F. – Journal of Geography, 1987
This article shows how to convert expository textbook material into puzzling mysteries for students. The five-step instructional process is illustrated with two sample lessons. Includes student handouts. (JDH)
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Inquiry, Junior High Schools
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Powell, William E. – Journal of Geography, 1982
The most common igneous minerals and their diagnostic properties, which the author considers the most significant and pragmatic aspect of igneous geology for physical geography students, are discussed. The nature of igneous geology is also examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geology, Higher Education, Physical Geography
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Blij, Harm Jan de – Journal of Geography, 1983
The study of viticulture (the growing of grapes) can illustrate the practical applications of geography: spatial orientation, focus on natural environment, human-land interaction, and concern with the properties and characteristics of regions. A suggested course outline is given, as well as a listing of resources about viticulture. (IS)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Geography Instruction
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Graves, Norman J. – Journal of Geography, 1983
The Falklands dispute is used as an example of a political dispute with geographical overtones which can be used as a secondary level geography unit. Students are introduced to the conflict, discover where the Falklands are, examine their history and human ecology, and finally consider possible resolutions to the conflict. (IS)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Development, Geography Instruction, Human Geography
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Groop, Richard; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1985
Described and evaluated are microcomputer units of instruction that were developed for use in undergraduate geography courses. Students responded favorably to the modules--"Socioeconomic Patterns,""Economic Rent,""Sampling Distribution of Sample Means,""Land Use Competition,""Data Classing,""Weather and Climate," and "Landforms." (RM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Geography Instruction
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1985
Satisfactory completion of this self-contained map exercise will demonstrate student ability to use symbols, legends, scale, orientation, index, and grid in map reading and map use to give directions for way-finding. The exercise should take one class period to complete. (RM)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Learning Activities, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Map Skills
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