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Hooykaas, Amanda – Journal of Geography, 2021
Place-based education is common in elementary school geography curriculums where children are taught about their surroundings. Emphasizing hands-on, real-world learning experiences, this approach creates heightened commitment to serving as active, contributing citizens. By post-secondary school, geography students collectively pursue knowledge…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Global Approach
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Kim, Gapcheol – Journal of Geography, 2020
Despite increasing concerns about the politics of curriculum for certain ideologies of global citizenship, there is scant literature focusing on critical understandings of school geography in relation to global citizenship (GC). This article examines the complicit relationship between dominant discourses of GC and South Korean curriculum policy…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Geography, Critical Theory
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Warf, Barney – Journal of Geography, 2019
Digital divides--uneven patterns of access--are a major feature of cyberspace. This article opens by noting that most students are digital natives who grew up with the Internet. Second, it summarizes digital divides, including global patterns, rural--urban differences, ethnic and gender discrepancies, and the role of smartphones. The third section…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, Internet, Rural Urban Differences
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Ruez, Derek; Strawser, Michael G.; Hutchins, Francis T. – Journal of Geography, 2019
This article investigates efforts by a small regional university without a geography department to incorporate geography into its general education curriculum as part of a "quality enhancement" process mandated by its accreditor. Drawing on interviews and surveys of students and faculty, we highlight lessons learned that may be useful…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Geography Instruction, Departments, General Education
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Coppersmith, Sarah A.; Hurt, Douglas A. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
The purpose of the research was to examine perceived moral agency beliefs, attitudes, and prosocial actions of 226 undergraduate World Regional Geography students and eight instructors at two Midwestern U.S. universities. The context of the research is positioned within the study of world regional geography courses in order to better understand…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, World Problems, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty
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Solís, Patricia; Rajagopalan, Sushil; Villa, Lily; Mohiuddin, Maliha Binte; Boateng, Ebenezer; Wavamunno Nakacwa, Stellamaris; Peña Valencia, María Fernanda – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
Emerging youth movements to promote issues reflected in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are celebrated as critical for the future attainment of societal aims. We explore the possibility for institutions of higher education to serve as an intentional "third space" to engender the creation and mobilization of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Geography Instruction, Mentors, Case Studies
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Blanford, Justine I.; Bowlick, Forrest; Gidudu, Anthony; Gould, Michael; Griffin, Amy L.; Kar, Bandana; Kemp, Karen; de Róiste, Mairéad; deSabbata, Stefano; Sinton, Diana; Strobl, Josef; Tate, Nicholas; Toppen, Fred; Unwin, David – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
We report the findings from two global panel "conversations" that, stimulated by the exceptional coronavirus pandemic of 2020/21, explored the concept of resilience in geographic science teaching and learning. Characteristics of resilient teaching, both in general and with reference to GISc, are listed and shown to be essentially what…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Distance Education, Global Approach
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Varró, Krisztina; Van Gorp, Bouke – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2021
Research on the use(fulness) of student-led film has emphasized the benefits of combining fieldwork and the production of moving image in terms of active, deep and reflexive learning. This paper contributes to this literature by discussing how a video documentary assignment can (also) help fostering relational thinking -- a main objective of human…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Neighborhoods, Human Geography, Geography Instruction
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Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Rosko, Helen M. – Journal of Geography, 2017
Globalization would appear to be a subject that easily could be addressed in geography classrooms, yet this is not always the case. In terms of pedagogy, many geographers are concerned whether the field has been adequately engaging various components of this topic (e.g., connectivity, core-periphery), especially in terms of making the subject…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Student Projects, Global Approach, Global Education
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Bedford, Daniel – Journal of Geography, 2016
Educators seeking to address global warming in their classrooms face numerous challenges, including the question of whether student opinions about anthropogenic global warming (AGW) can change in response to increased knowledge about the climate system. This article analyzes survey responses from 458 students at a primarily undergraduate…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Climate, Global Approach, Student Attitudes
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Benton-Short, Lisa; Monk, Liliana – Journal of Geography, 2016
"Perspectives on Urban Geography" constitutes a major part of the AP Human Geography course outline. In this article, urban core revitalization and rising suburban poverty are considered as two challenges facing cities in developed countries; and industrialization and the growth of megacities as two challenges facing cities in developing…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs, Human Geography, Urban Renewal
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Lewin, John; Gregory, Kenneth J. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Recent technological changes in communications, in research and in learning and teaching styles should prompt developments in approaches to physical geography curricula. This paper questions whether there has been sufficient open discussion of such curricula and those that have been set nationally. Developments in England and Wales over more than…
Descriptors: Physical Geography, Curriculum Development, Course Descriptions, College Curriculum
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Westermark, Åsa; Jansund, Bodil – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
There are many approaches to teaching about globalization, commodity chains, and sustainability. Education for sustainable development demands teaching approaches that capture multidimensional and integrated aspects of environmental, social, economic, and political factors. In geography, additional aspects require attention, such as understanding…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Sustainability, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Sonnichsen, Tyler – Journal of Geography, 2015
The use of SWOT analysis is a means through which geography students can investigate key concepts in economic geography and essential topics in regional economic development. This article discusses the results of a course project where economic geography students employed SWOT analysis to explore medium-sized metropolitan areas across the southern…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Economic Development, Geography Instruction, Metropolitan Areas
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Hay, Iain – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
Documentary films have often taken a pivotal role in strategies to internationalize (geography) curricula and classrooms, being used as a method of bringing the world to the classroom. These documentaries overwhelmingly take ethnographic form. Problematically, the documentary gaze is characteristically that of an outside film crew and narrator…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Autobiographies, Documentaries, Films
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