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Rittschof, Kent A.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1996
Maintains that region familiarity is an important prerequisite in the instructional use of cartograms. Cartograms are value-by-area maps that increase or decrease areas in order to illustrate various data (e.g. book reading in the western United States). Discusses necessary cognitive processes for the visualization of data. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cartography, Cognitive Structures, Cues, Encoding (Psychology)
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Seiter, David M. – Journal of Geography, 1988
Provides educational resources from ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) to help teachers find the material to teach the five themes of geography. An annotated bibliography of seven ERIC documents on geographic location is provided. (LS)
Descriptors: Cartography, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts