Recontextualising Geography in Education

Publisher: Springer Nature
Release Date: 2021-11-10
Genre: Social Science
Pages: 190 pages
ISBN 13: 3030737225
ISBN 10: 9783030737221
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
In this book international geography educators discuss the ways in which geographical knowledge is recontextualised in schools and consider effective approaches to facilitate, improve and advance geography education in research and practice. It addresses key topics in recontextualising geography such as the epistemic relationships between the university discipline and the school subject, designing and evaluating the geography curriculum, the role of students in the transformation of knowledge in the classroom and selecting and transforming geographical content knowledge for the primary school curriculum. At an international level, the contributors and editors bring together an advanced collection of research and discussion surrounding the opportunities and challenges of recontextualising geography in education. The book is of interest to geography educators internationally, including academics at universities, teachers in schools, and professional geographers with an interest in education.
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