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Teaching secondary geography
This free course, Teaching secondary geography, will identify and explore some of the key issues around teaching geography in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your practice as a geography teacher and develop a greater awareness of the wider context of geography education and how this affects geography in the secondary school curriculum.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- outline the nature of geographical concepts and the enquiry approach, and explain their significance in geographical learning
- explain modes of creativity and the stages of the ‘creative’ process in geographical teaching and learning
- define controversial issues and explain their significance in geographical education
- relate personal views of teaching and learning to those presented
- use different resources and approaches to support students’ learning.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 How do young people learn about geography?
- 2 How can young people be engaged in geography?
- 3 What can creativity look like in geography?
- 4 What challenges are posed by teaching controversial issues?
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