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Developments and directions in geographical education Rodney Gerber

Developments and directions in geographical education

Rodney Gerber

Published 1996
ISBN : 9780585125992
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Geography is at the crossroads and an important purpose of this work is to take some solace in the past, but mainly to point directions that will ensure the future of geography in education.Contents:Reflecting on developments and directions inMoreGeography is at the crossroads and an important purpose of this work is to take some solace in the past, but mainly to point directions that will ensure the future of geography in education.Contents:Reflecting on developments and directions in geographical education / Rod Gerber and John Lidstone --Theories and practices in the development of curriculums in geography / Don Biddle --Setting the curriculum: a place for geography / Geoff Conolly --The geography teacher as curriculum decision maker: perspectives on reflective practice and professional development / Lindsay Parry --The geography curriculum: a martyr to epistemology? / Michael Naish --Teaching to care: a case for commitment in teaching environmental values / John Fien --Advancing education through geography: a way forward / Colin Davey --Reconceptualising assessment in geography / Philip Stimpson --Directions for research in geographical education: the maturity of qualitative research / Rod Gerber --Professionalism in geographical education / John Lidstone --Global ethics in geographical education / Hartwig Haubrich --Geography teachers and the treatment of controversies / Barry Neighbour --National assessment in geography: its development and implications for instruction in the United States / Joe Stoltman --Understanding childrens intuitive experience and their familiar environments in the teaching of maps / Tammy Kwan --New meanings in time and space: ethical dilemmas for teachers / Margaret Robertson.