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Ludwig, Gail S. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that, despite great strides in geographic education, many social studies methods professors still are using outdated geographic materials, methods, and techniques. Describes an intensive four-day conference bringing together social studies methods and geography professors. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperation, Departments, Educational Change
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Johnson, Howard G. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that the National Geography Standards provide university geographers opportunities in the areas of program assessment and development. Describes a process that can strengthen programs and maintains that it will enhance geography's role in the preservice education curriculum. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Departments, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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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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Hornbeck, David – Journal of Geography, 1979
Career counseling programs by members of college geography departments should stress the need for students to plan their futures. Career planning is a more sensible approach to employment than drastically altering current teaching programs to include the latest technical skills. California State University at Northridge is used as a case study.…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Career Planning, Case Studies, Departments