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Kowasch, Matthias – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
This paper discusses the representation of resource exploitation and consumption in German geography textbooks. The aim of the paper is to contribute to a critical and reflective understanding of the representation of resource-related issues in textbooks by analyzing two scientific debates (resource curse and actor analysis). The paper shows that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Geography
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Hemmer, Ingrid; Hemmer, Michael – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Teachers' interest is a key influencing factor in geography class, development of curricula and writing textbooks and only little is known about it. A cross-sectional study along the lines of interest theory originating from educational psychology was carried out in Germany in the summer of 2015, in which 141 teachers at secondary schools…
Descriptors: Interests, Secondary School Teachers, Geography Instruction, Geographic Regions
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Likouri, Anna-Aikaterini; Klonari, Aikaterini; Flouris, George – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between pupils' spatial perception and abilities and their performance in geography. The sample was 600 6th-grade pupils from various areas of Greece selected by the cluster sampling method. The study results showed that: a) the vast majority of pupils showed low spatial ability; b) there…
Descriptors: Correlation, Spatial Ability, Academic Achievement, Geography
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Kàdàr, Anett; Farsang, Andrea – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
International research into the nature, emergence, and development of geographical misconceptions is substantial. However, Hungarian educational research lags behind in exploring this phenomenon in detail. The present study identified some plate-tectonics-related misconceptions of three distinctive groups of students: ninth-grade secondary school…
Descriptors: Plate Tectonics, Comparative Analysis, Misconceptions, High School Students
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Finlayson, Caitlin; Gregory, Meredith; Ludtke, Clara; Meoli, Christian; Ryan, Michael – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Research has consistently demonstrated the wide-ranging benefits of student-led research, from increased student engagement to higher retention and graduation rates. Despite these calls to increase research opportunities for students, however, the availability of practical, easy-to-implement research frameworks in disciplinary-specific settings…
Descriptors: Student Research, Food, Wastes, Geography Instruction
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Pesaresi, Cristano; Van Der Schee, Joop; Pavia, Davide – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
The project "3D and 4D Simulations for Landscape Reconstruction and Damage Scenarios: GIS Pilot Applications" has been devised with the intention to deal with the demand for research, innovation and applicative methodology on the part of the international programme, requiring concrete results to increase the capacity to know, anticipate…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Simulated Environment, Natural Disasters, Geometric Concepts
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Schöps, Andreas – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Up to the publication of the results of Germany's first participation in the PISA study in 2001, there had been no national educational standards in Germany's 16 federal states. In the aftermath of the discussions about the disappointing outcomes, Germany's federal states decided to develop national standards, yet focusing on "core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Standards, National Standards, Geography Instruction
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Önal, Hakan – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Almost all countries periodically review and discuss their educational systems and their content due to the growing importance attached to educational activities. The goal here is to allow the use of innovative and different methodologies and to reflect scientific advances and social developments and innovations on school life which is one of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Geographic Regions, Rural Development
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Hong, Jung Eun; Jo, Injeong – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Offering up-to-date information and diverse perspectives on issues, online information can be a valuable resource that supplements traditional course materials like textbooks. In this paper, the source types that students' use for a course assignment and the criteria they apply to determine usefulness of the online information are examined.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Sources, Information Seeking, Internet
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Acquah, Prince C.; Asamoah, Jack N.; Konadu, Daniel D. – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Geographic Information System (GIS) continue to play very important role in improving spatial thinking skills of graduates from higher educational institutions. However, teaching and learning of GIS at the technical university level in Ghana remains very limited due to some implementation challenges. This paper reviews the implementation of GIS in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Information Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Adanali, Rukiye; Alim, Mete – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the usability of Problem-Based Learning model supported by Instructional Geocaching Game (PBL-IGG). The study was conducted in Turkey, in 2015-2016 spring term with 19 geography teacher candidates who chosen by convenience sampling method. In this study, within Educational Geocaching Game (IGG) which is…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Problem Based Learning, Environmental Education
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Pinar, Adnan – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
The behaviors of individuals on the issue of being able to cope with disasters are directly proportional to their level of preparedness and awareness. For this reason, revealing the individual's level of awareness on disasters is both the first phase of the studies to be carried out on this issue and an important contribution to the social…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Knowledge Level, Natural Disasters, Case Studies
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Krause, Uwe; Béneker, Tine; van Tartwijk, Jan; Uhlenwinkel, Anke; Bolhuis, Sanneke – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Bernstein describes a curriculum context as a system context that is regulated by strong and weak framing, which refers to the "degree of control teachers and pupils possess over the selection, organisation, pacing and timing of the knowledge transmitted and received in the pedagogical relationship" (1975, p. 89). In this article, we…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geography, Textbooks, Foreign Countries
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Kocalar, Ali Osman; Demirkaya, Hilmi – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Geography teaching is fulfilled within the frame of a specific curriculum and in order to achieve some acquirements in Turkey. Though there are course books prepared in accordance with the curriculum and activities in order to achieve the acquirements in geography teaching, they are geography teachers who will coordinate and fulfill the curriculum…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Qualitative Research
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Exarchou, Evi; Klonari, Aikaterini; Lambrinos, Nikos; Vaitis, Michalis – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
This study focused on the analysis of Grade-12 (Senior) students' sociocultural constructivist interactions using Web 2.0 applications during a geographical research process. In the study methodology context, a transdisciplinary case study (TdCS) with ethnographic and research action data was designed, implemented and analyzed in real teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies, Grade 12
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