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Kim, Minsung – Journal of Geography, 2019
This study examined the effects of observing and reflecting on everyday environments in the development of environmental sensitivity, defined as a holistic capability composed of predisposition, knowledge, and behavior subdimensions. We encouraged participants to use diverse sources, such as texts, photographs, and animation, to record their…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Photography, Animation, Scores
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Kim, Kinam; Kim, Minsung – Journal of Geography, 2018
This study examined the effects of task demand and familiarity on students' perception and processing of spatial information upon viewing visuospatial representations. Participants in South Korea were told that they would travel through an area, either drawing a map or observing the scenery depicted in photographs. The level of familiarity in the…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Student Attitudes, Spatial Ability, Cognitive Processes
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Kim, Minsung; Shin, Jungyeop – Journal of Geography, 2016
This article investigated the pedagogical potential of the "SimCity" simulation game in an urban geography course. University students used "SimCity" to build their own cities and applied a wide range of theories to support their urban structures. Moreover, the students critically evaluated the logic and functioning of the…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Geography Instruction, Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods
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Kim, Kinam; Kim, Minsung; Shin, Jungyeop; Ryu, Jaemyong – Journal of Geography, 2015
This article examined the role of task demand and its effects on transfer in geographic learning. Student performance was measured through eye-movement analysis in two related experiments. In Experiment 1, the participants were told that they would travel through an area depicted in photographs either driving an automobile or observing the…
Descriptors: Geography, Difficulty Level, Cognitive Processes, Eye Movements
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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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Kim, Minsung; Bednarz, Robert – Journal of Geography, 2013
This study identified five subdimensions of spatial habits of mind--pattern recognition, spatial description, visualization, spatial concept use, and spatial tool use--and created an inventory to measure them. In addition, the effects of GIS learning on spatial habits of mind were investigated. Pre- and post-tests were conducted at the beginning…
Descriptors: College Students, Spatial Ability, Pattern Recognition, Visualization
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Kim, Minsung; Kim, Kamyoung; Lee, Sang-Il – Journal of Geography, 2013
This article examines the pedagogical potential of a Web-based GIS application, Population Migration Web Service (PMWS), in which students can examine population geography in an interactive and exploratory manner. This article introduces PMWS, a tailored, unique Internet GIS application that provides functions for visualizing spatial interaction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Migration Patterns, Usability