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Huckle, John – Geographical Education, 1990
Introduces "What We Consume," a British curriculum package that examines the social use of nature, world economy, and environmental/political controversies. Explains that the package's goal is to develop students' critical awareness of environmental problems and willingness to initiate change. Outlines the curriculum's framework and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Controversial Issues (Course Content), Critical Theory, Critical Thinking
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Catling, Simon – Geographical Education, 1999
Discusses aspects of cultural understanding, particularly intercultural understanding, and addresses the development of cultural understanding through geography. Argues that textbooks and other secondary sources should present information about places and communities as changing and contested. Examines five primary geography textbook series and…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Cultural Awareness, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Steinback, Sylvia; Rathenow, Hanns-Fred – Geographical Education, 1987
David Selby, Director of the Centre for Global Education at York University (United Kingdom), responds to questions about the history of global education; the different approaches taken in the United Kingdom and the United States; the central concepts of a global perspective in the curriculum; and the most appropriate teaching approaches. (LS)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Hall, Robin – Geographical Education, 1986
This article describes Art and the Built Environment (ABE), a project developed in the United Kingdom. Discusses the benefits and problems associated with using aesthetically oriented study methods to analyze townscapes as part of geography's contribution to environmental education. (JDH)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Environmental Education, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Bishop, Jeff; And Others – Geographical Education, 1986
Notes the trend toward working with town planning authorities as a part of environmental education classes in the United Kingdom. Provides a teacher workshop designed to prepare secondary geography teachers for making such contacts by having them analyze and modify letters from four hypothetical scenarios. (JDH)
Descriptors: Community Planning, Community Study, Environmental Education, Geography