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Kerski, Joseph J.; Demirci, Ali; Milson, Andrew J. – Journal of Geography, 2013
This study analyzes the status of GIS in schools in thirty-three countries and proposes recommendations for advancing the implementation and effectiveness of GIS in secondary education from an international perspective. Thirty-three countries have been evaluated in the study to assess the global landscape of educational GIS by analyzing how GIS is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems
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Moline, Norm – Journal of Geography, 2009
One of the goals of international education is to help students learn about different regions of the world. Such education is inherently multidisciplinary, including geographical and historical perspectives to put the places and regions in spatial, ecological, and temporal context. A wide variety of systematic disciplines also can be involved in…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, International Education, International Studies, Foreign Countries
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Aspaas, Helen Ruth – Journal of Geography, 2003
Women throughout the world are demonstrating solidarity and activism on behalf of environmental issues. A World Regional Geography course is an appropriate setting for discussing some of the contributions women make to protect the environment. Using case studies that draw upon women's environmental activism in four world cultures, this article…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Females, Conservation (Environment), Geography
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Schlene, Vickie J. – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a sampling of items from the ERIC database concerning the teaching of human geography. Includes documents dealing with Africa, Asia, the United States, Canada, Antarctica, and geographic concepts. Explains how to obtain ERIC documents. (SG)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Human Geography
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Watts, Michael J. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Argues that geographic studies, especially local patterns of production and land use, must appear in a larger perspective. States that the problem is how to link local geographies with a complex, internationalized, global, political economy. Examines the problem in discussions of food and famine, ecological degradation, and population growth in…
Descriptors: Capital, Developing Nations, Ecology, Food
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Bennett, Don C. – Journal of Geography, 1970
Indigenous minority groups, both tribal and irridentist, are serious problems for the eleven nations of Southeast Asia. There are large differences, real and perceived, in the socio-economic status and government services received by these groups. With such groups, domestic political problems take on international significance. (NH)
Descriptors: Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Geographic Distribution, Government Role
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Schlene, Vickie J. – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a sampling of items from the ERIC database dealing with Asia and the Pacific Rim. Urges the inclusion of these countries in the curriculum as exchange of peoples, goods, and cultures increases. Emphasizes the growing importance of the region as a global force. Includes articles and books on culture, economies, and cultural exchange…
Descriptors: Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Fuchs, Roland J.; Street, John M. – Journal of Geography, 1976
This article provides a survey of geography programs, classroom approaches, student enrollments, faculty training and specialization, working conditions, resources, professional organizations, and role in teacher training in 17 Asian countries. (DE)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Geography