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Golightly, A.; Nieuwoudt, H. D.; Richter, B. W. – Journal of Geography, 2006
This article describes the results of a study of a concept model for optimizing contact time between the Geography educator and the student teacher within a learner-centered teaching paradigm. A quasi-experimental time series approach was used in order to change aspects of the model as the research progressed. Changes to the model were made on the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Geography Instruction, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Bednarz, Sarah Witham; Audet, Richard H. – Journal of Geography, 1999
Presents a survey on the degree of training in geographic-information systems (GIS) given to prospective geography teachers. Reveals that only a handful of programs intentionally expose student teachers to GIS in a meaningful manner. Discusses implications for plans to integrate GIS into the curriculum. (DSK)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Wiegand, Patrick; Stiell, Bernadette – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1997
Summarizes the results of an experiment that asks 363 postgraduate student teachers in England to draw a sketch map of the British Isles. The maps were scored in terms of the number and definition of coastal features drawn and the relative area of the constituent political units. (MJP)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Higher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching