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Jones, Mark C.; Luna, Marcos – Journal of Geography, 2019
The formal opportunity to learn geography in the United States is unevenly distributed across space, creating possible geography deserts. Data on the number of exams taken in Advanced Placement Human Geography (APHG) and bachelor's degrees earned in geography are mapped at the state and regional scales. Normalized rates are ranked and grouped into…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Bachelors Degrees
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Benton-Short, Lisa; Monk, Liliana – Journal of Geography, 2016
"Perspectives on Urban Geography" constitutes a major part of the AP Human Geography course outline. In this article, urban core revitalization and rising suburban poverty are considered as two challenges facing cities in developed countries; and industrialization and the growth of megacities as two challenges facing cities in developing…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs, Human Geography, Urban Renewal
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Hall, Christopher; Johnston-Anumonwo, Ibipo – Journal of Geography, 2016
This article provides an overview of selected current concerns in cultural geography and the way it is taught. It includes coverage of cultural convergence and divergence, race and gender as culturally defined topics, and best teaching practices, including those related to analyzing controversial issues. Two important geographical models are laid…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs, Human Geography, Race
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Moore, Jon; Hunt, Allison – Journal of Geography, 2016
Economic geographers have traditionally concerned themselves with the primary and secondary sectors of the economy. As the world becomes more service-oriented, however, as much attention must be paid to the service economy and the role of technology. This article focuses on deindustrialization and the rise of the contemporary service--and…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs, Human Geography, Economics
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Leib, Jonathan; Smothers-Marcello, Jody – Journal of Geography, 2016
Two trends have remade the field of political geography over the past quarter-century. First, a revision of taken-for-granted concepts that amounted to "spatial determinism." Second, pioneering many new and emerging concepts such as political ecology. Both trends are important contributions to the evolving section of the AP Human…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Advanced Placement Programs, Politics
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Lu, Max; Keller, Kenneth – Journal of Geography, 2016
A study of human geography begins with the human population. In fact, demographic topics frequently relate to other units in the AP Human Geography course. The three main concepts elaborated upon in this article are (1) the demographic transition model, (2) Malthusian theory and its critics, and (3) pronatalist and antinatalist policies that might…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Advanced Placement Programs, Secondary Education
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Murphy, Alexander B.; Hare, Phillip R. – Journal of Geography, 2016
AP Human Geography students need to develop an understanding of what it means to examine the world around them from a geographic perspective. Focusing attention on geography's concern with spatial relationships, place characteristics, and geographic context helps student appreciate the nature of the discipline and the insights it offers. These…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Advanced Placement Programs, Secondary Education
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Moseley, William G.; Watson, Nancy H. – Journal of Geography, 2016
''Agriculture, Food, and Rural Land Use" constitutes a major part of the AP Human Geography course outline. This article explores challenging topics to teach, emerging research trends in agricultural geography, and sample teaching approaches for concretizing abstract topics. It addresses content identified as "essential knowledge"…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Advanced Placement Programs, Secondary Education
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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
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Walker, Scott L. – Journal of Geography, 2006
This paper introduced the development and validation of the Test of Geography-Related Attitudes (ToGRA). The ToGRA measures student attitude on four discrete measures student attitude on four discrete scales: 1) leisure interest in geography; 2) enjoyment of geographic education; 3) career interest in geography; and 4) interest in place. The ToGRA…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Attitude Measures, Student Interests
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Murphy, Alexander B. – Journal of Geography, 2000
Introduces this special issue of "Journal of Geography" focusing on the teaching of Advanced Placement (AP) human geography. States that essays were developed by members of the AP Human Geography Development Committee focusing on areas in the human geography course outline which are included in the appendix. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Sharma, Martha B. – Journal of Geography, 2000
Addresses the population section of the Advanced Placement course outline for human geography, focusing on four themes: (1) geographical analysis of population; (2) population distribution and composition; (3) population growth and decline over time and space; and (4) population movement. Identifies strategies for instructional activities.…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, Course Content, Demography
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Domosh, Mona – Journal of Geography, 2000
Explores the concept of culture focusing on how to demonstrate the complexity of cultural patterns and processes in the Advanced Placement human geography course. Describes key concepts and approaches such as cultural differences, environmental impact of cultural attitudes, cultural landscapes, and cultural identity. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, Attitudes, Course Content
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Murphy, Alexander B. – Journal of Geography, 2000
Explores the political geography aspect of the Advanced Placement (AP) human geography course that provides students with an understanding of the nature and significance of political organization of territory. Focuses on issues such as the nature and significance of political boundaries and the evolution of the contemporary political pattern. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, Colonialism, Course Content
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Lanegran, David A. – Journal of Geography, 2000
Discusses the four sections of the Advanced Placement (AP) human geography course focusing on agriculture: (1) development and diffusion of agriculture; (2) major agricultural production regions; (3) rural land use and change; and (4) impacts of modern agricultural change. Includes references and a resource list. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, Agriculture, Biotechnology
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