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Barnd, Natchee – Journal of Geography, 2016
This article describes a high-impact learning project that combines geography, history, and ethnic studies. It describes the construction of the course, student outcomes, and the final and publicly presented collaborative project: the Social Justice Tour of Corvallis. Based on work in a small largely white town, this project presents a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Race, Critical Theory, Geography Instruction
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Harris, Lauren McArthur; Wirz, Jennifer Palacios; Hinde, Elizabeth R.; Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 2015
This article describes the findings of a study involving a professional development program that prepared middle school teachers to integrate content on the earliest eras of world history and world geography. In particular, this study focused on participants' (n = 37) use of geographic resources to integrate geography and history and to encourage…
Descriptors: Geography, Instruction, History Instruction, Faculty Development
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Mitchell, Katharyne; Elwood, Sarah – Journal of Geography, 2012
This article argues that the integration of local history and geography through collaborative digital mapping can lead to greater interest in civic participation by early adolescent learners. In the study, twenty-nine middle school students were asked to research, represent, and discuss local urban sites of historical significance on an…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Local History, Geography Instruction, History Instruction
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McGregor, John R. – Journal of Geography, 2002
The term geohistorical archaeology was adopted to describe the combination of the techniques and concepts of historical geography, historical archaeology, and history. It is suggested that the field offers the potential of enhanced research and instruction as it pertains to the early historical settlement of an area. Particular emphasis is placed…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Archaeology, Secondary School Curriculum, Geography Instruction
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Lukinbeal, Chris – Journal of Geography, 2002
The geographies of Hollywood are multiple, contradictory, ephemeral and tangible. Our preconceived conceptions of space and place play a dynamic role in what elements we tend to focus on when discussing the cultural industry of American cinema. This essay uses Hollywood as a metaphor for the American film production industry and a historical…
Descriptors: Industry, Film Production, Human Geography, Films
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Wall, Colleen – Journal of Geography, 1994
Contends that is necessary to consider geography when shaping foreign policy. Presents a secondary school group activity designed to integrate geography with other social science disciplines. Includes objectives keyed to the five themes of geography and step-by-step instructional procedures. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Strategies, Foreign Policy, Geography Instruction
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Brierley, John – Journal of Geography, 1990
Argues that learning about winds and ocean currents will help students understand the achievements of explorers in history in light of physical elements and technologies of their time. Presents a three-day lesson for teaching secondary geography units on locations and regions of winds and currents, and historic effects of winds and currents on…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Earth Science, Environmental Education
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Martin, Geoffrey J. – Journal of Geography, 1985
So that geographers may recognize their achievements and comprehend the present as evolution from the past, there is a need for a history of geography. Study of the past provides a sense of accomplishment. Examples of how geographers are attempting to record their past are provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Archives, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Geography
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Rantanen, Donna M. – Journal of Geography, 1991
Discusses Egypt's issuance of stamp maps, which are postage stamps whose designs incorporate maps. Provides a time line of Egypt's issuance of stamp maps. Explains that Egypt has issued more stamp maps than any other country. Explains how teachers can use the stamps in history and geography instruction. (SG)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, History Instruction
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Sonntag, Margaret M. – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a role playing lesson on Meriweather Lewis and George Rogers Clark's exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. Emphasizes integration of the five fundamental themes of geography: location, place, human environment interactions, movement, and regions. Suggests evaluation procedures, extension lessons, and materials and resources. Calls upon…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, History Instruction
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Morgan, Judy – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a two-month historical research project for use in a sixth grade social studies class. Includes student use of artifacts, photographs, news clippings, maps, and oral histories obtained by interviews. Suggests that children compile a chronological history of their community to analyze, organize, and record what they have learned. (DK)
Descriptors: Archives, Field Trips, Geography Instruction, Grade 6
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Sharma, Martha – Journal of Geography, 2000
Presents a lesson for high school students in which they collect and analyze data using questions from the actual Census 2000 long form and then participate in a simulation of a local planning council meeting to consider the short- and long-term community needs. Includes the Census 2000 long form. (CMK)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Demography
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Gregg, Madeleine; Leinhardt, Gaea – Journal of Geography, 1993
Reports on a study of the geographic content in 44 secondary school U.S. and European Advanced Placement history lessons. States that 75% of 550 references to geographic content were categorized as "passing references," not "substantive references." Concludes that core geographic concepts that enable students to understand and…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Schwartzberg, Joseph E. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Proposes the adoption of a global constitution, similar to the U.S. Constitution, as a precondition for a peaceful planetary society. Explores the geographic roots of the U.S. Constitution and discusses the diffusion of federalism throughout the world. Advocates the teaching of global government theories in history, government, and geography…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Government (Administrative Body)