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Fleming, Dan B.; Schuetz, Arnold H. – Journal of Geography, 1992
Discusses the need to increase emphasis upon European countries, particularly Germany, in geography and social studies instruction. Cites research indicating that postwar Germany has been ignored in the classroom. Expects textbook coverage of Germany to increase, but recommends student and teacher exchanges to broaden U.S. awareness of Germany.…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Zhaohe; Bradbury, Ian K. – Journal of Geography, 1993
Maintains that geography occupies a prominent position in the Chinese secondary curriculum. Describes the current course content, which includes both physical and human geography. Concludes by discussing barriers to further development, including lack of qualified staff and poor textbooks. (CFR)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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Bar-Gal, Yoram – Journal of Geography, 1993
Reviews geography instruction in Israel (Palestine) during past century beginning with end of Ottoman Empire to 1993 and concentrating on period since beginning of Israeli nation in 1949. Contends local and regional geography was emphasized rather than universal and systematic geography. Concludes geography is viewed as important part of national…
Descriptors: Course Content, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational History