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Curtis, Mary D. – Journal of Geography, 2019
Preparing learners for the future requires twenty-first-century teaching that integrates professional tools in the classroom. Geospatial technologies (GST), which represent geographical professional technologies, lack robust integration in high school geography. Researchers continue to ask why educators teach about rather than with GST.…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Lee, Dong-min – Journal of Geography, 2018
This study illuminates primary teachers' awareness of geography education. Data were collected through interviews with twenty-one teachers and analyzed using Straussian-grounded theory. A total of 210 concepts were categorized into twenty-two categories. The participants were categorized into three types. Many participating teachers (type 1 and 2)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
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Rutherford, David J.; Lovorn, Carley – Journal of Geography, 2018
Research conducted in 2013 identified the perceptions that K-12 teachers and administrators hold with respect to: (1) the perceived needs in education, (2) the professional audiences that are most important to reach, and (3) the service models that are most effective. The specific purpose of the research was to refine and improve the services that…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Strategic Planning
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Kim, Minsung – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
Fieldwork is a signature pedagogy in geography with widely understood and diverse benefits. Yet relatively little research exists on how to prepare pre-service geography teachers to become effective fieldwork practitioners and educators. This study developed and examined the pedagogical benefits of a fieldwork education module aimed at promoting…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Field Experience Programs, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Bonastra, Quim; Jové, Glòria – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
The notion of learning context has been central in the research related to the socio-cultural turn that has been carried out in the field of Education during the last decades. Context is a fundamental element in the learning process-aprocess that must be understood in relation to the context in which it occurs. In this article we show…
Descriptors: Art, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Environment
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Vojteková, Jana; Žoncová, Michaela; Tirpáková, Anna; Vojtek, Matej – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2022
The paper presents pedagogic experiment focused on teaching future geography teachers to work with story maps with the use of three applications (Knight Lab StoryMapJS, Esri ArcGIS StoryMaps, and Google Tour Builder). The experiment was carried out by questionnaire form at two Slovak universities. The respondents were students of the geography…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Favier, Tim; Van Gorp, Bouke; Cyvin, Jakob B.; Cyvin, Jardar – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2021
Climate change adaptation is a notorious example of a wicked problem. Teachers need to have extensive knowledge to design high-quality education that addresses the wickedness and contributes to wicked problem-solving. The components of the knowledge basis for teaching climate change issues can be highlighted with the Pedagogical Content Knowledge…
Descriptors: Climate, Water, World Problems, Environmental Education
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Millsaps, Lisa Tabor; Harrington, John A., Jr. – Journal of Geography, 2017
This work shares a time-sensitive framework for teaching GIS to educators of all levels and disciplines. Existing relationships with teachers enabled the addition of GIS content in professional development activities. The amount of time devoted to GIS-related content varied depending on time made available for interaction with the audience.…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Models, Faculty Development, Preservice Teachers
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Raath, Schalk; Golightly, Aubrey – Journal of Geography, 2017
This article reports on a problem-based learning (PBL) fieldwork activity carried out by geography education students on the Mooi River in the North West province of South Africa. The value of doing practical fieldwork using a PBL approach in the training of geography teachers was researched by means of an interpretative multimethods approach.…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Geography, Geography Instruction, Problem Based Learning
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Harte, Wendy – Journal of Geography, 2017
This study evaluated the efficacy of geospatial technology (GT) learning experiences in two geography curriculum courses to determine their effectiveness for developing preservice teacher confidence and preparing preservice teachers to incorporate GT in their teaching practices. Surveys were used to collect data from preservice teachers at three…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Technology Integration, Learning Experience
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Schmidt, Sandra J. – Journal of Geography, 2017
By focusing on critical geographies, landscape, and spatial literacy, this article evaluates a semester-long spatial justice project conducted in a preservice teacher education program. The analysis recognizes the limitations of reading the products literally as a means of comprehending spatial representation. It expands the analysis by hacking…
Descriptors: Literacy, Spatial Ability, Justice, Preservice Teacher Education
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Harte, Wendy; Reitano, Paul – Journal of Geography, 2016
The assessment task of the final course in a bachelor of secondary education program is examined for opportunities for preservice geography teachers to achieve the course aims of integrating, consolidating, applying, and reflecting on the knowledge and skills they have learned during their initial teacher education program. The results show that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Geography Instruction, Inquiry, Task Analysis
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Shin, Euikyung E.; Milson, Andrew J.; Smith, Thomas J. – Journal of Geography, 2016
The spatial thinking skills and attitudes of geography majors were compared with those of future teachers majoring in elementary education and secondary social studies education. Scores were obtained for each group on two measures: the spatial skills test and the attitude toward spatial thinking inventory. Mean differences were examined based on…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills
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Kim, Minsung; Ryu, Jae-Myong – Journal of Geography, 2014
This study introduces the Listening to Others' Voices (LOV) project, an empowering strategy in geography education. This research aims to create a dataset detailing the perspectives of negatively stereotyped countries with respect to how their countries are portrayed in geography textbooks and to investigate the pedagogical effects of the LOV…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Stereotypes, Textbook Bias
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Catling, Simon – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
Research into geography provision in primary initial teacher education [ITE] courses in the United Kingdom and worldwide is very limited. England educates pre-service primary teachers of 5-11 year olds to be "generalists" who teach the full range of curriculum subjects, including geography. This article identifies that the provision of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Geography, Foreign Countries
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