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Smith, Bruce W.; Spinelli, Joseph G. – Journal of Geography, 1979
The goal of this development program is to combine greater community orientation with traditional concerns of academic geography. Describes objectives and activities designed to increase community awareness of, and opportunities to apply, geographic knowledge and methods. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Education, Community Involvement, Community Programs
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Adams, Paul C. – Journal of Geography, 1998
Introduces "SimCity 2000," a computer simulation, as a tool for teaching urban geography. Argues that, combined with other activities, it can enhance computer literacy, geographical knowledge, and critical skills. Notes gender differences in students' previous exposure to the software; argues that instructors must consider this when…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation
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Crooker, Richard A.; Sherman, Douglas J. – Journal of Geography, 1986
Describes how a combination of mapping and techniques can be used as a basis for measuring and analyzing student locational awareness of California. The case study analysis reveals that there was considerable variation in students' accuracy and precision in locating places. Includes tables and maps. (TRS)
Descriptors: Cartography, Educational Testing, Geography, Geography Instruction