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Harris, Lauren McArthur; Wirz, Jennifer Palacios; Hinde, Elizabeth R.; Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 2015
This article describes the findings of a study involving a professional development program that prepared middle school teachers to integrate content on the earliest eras of world history and world geography. In particular, this study focused on participants' (n = 37) use of geographic resources to integrate geography and history and to encourage…
Descriptors: Geography, Instruction, History Instruction, Faculty Development
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Libbee, Michael; Young, Dennis – Journal of Geography, 1983
Research suggests that good writers differ from poor writers. Teachers who develop prewriting exercises, emphasize multiple draft assignments, help the student think about revision, and evaluate the product can help undergraduates write and think more clearly. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Prewriting, Skill Development
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Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 1984
Geography enrollments are down, and geography is in trouble because it has been slow to respond to the new environment of higher education. Important trends in higher education are identified, and ways geographers can respond positively to the trends are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid
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Libbee, Kristin Sheridan; Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 1978
Speculates on the role of geography education and its relationship to the women's movement. Describes innovative classroom strategies to generate more meaningful involvement by women students and to stimulate graduate students to develop research topics on the subject of women. (Author)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Females
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Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 1988
Reports on ideas generated by Fostering International Understanding through World Geography, a group which advocates using the world geography course to increase international understanding. Describes two possible course goals, identifies teaching techniques appropriate for each goal, and discusses ways that participants attempted to accomplish…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Libbee, Michael – Journal of Geography, 1995
Asserts that teacher certification is complex, confusing, and important. Argues that the most effective way to change certification guidelines in order to require more geography for preservice teachers may be to change the problems certification guidelines are intended to solve. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Geography Instruction