School geography: Exploring a definition
School geography: Exploring a definition

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School geography: Exploring a definition

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • open up and ‘map’ geography and the ways the subject is understood (and sometimes misunderstood)

  • examine ways in which the subject is under pressure – especially with regard to the ‘chasm’ that is said to exist between university and school geography

  • establish reasons why the subject is important in relation to topical debates about sustainable development and citizenship

  • evaluate the power of the subject via a practical lesson idea

  • come to a ‘definition’ of geography in education.


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