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Journal of Geography in Higher Education

1998 Volume 22, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Interactive Ethics: Developing Understanding of the Social Relations of Research

    Robin Kearns, Richard Le Heron & Anna Romaniuk

    Reports on a method of teaching ethics as a complex web of relationships. Used ethically vexing anecdotes elicited from practicing geographers to develop a computer-based tutorial package that... More

    pp. 297-310

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  2. The Technoliteracy Challenge: Teaching Globalisation Using the Internet

    Gearoid O Tuathail & Derek McCormack

    Considers educational challenges and opportunities for universities offered by sociotechnical networks, such as the Internet. Uses the case of a course on globalization to outline some practical... More

    pp. 347-61

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  3. Evaluating IT-Based Resources for Supporting Learning and Teaching in Geography: Some Case Studies

    John Castleford & Geoff Robinson

    Observes that the use of information technology in university geography instruction in the United Kingdom has gradually increased over the past two decades. Argues that experimentation with... More

    pp. 375-81

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  4. A Computer-Based Formative Assessment Strategy for a Basic Statistics Module in Geography

    Dan Charman & Andy Elmes

    Describes the introduction of computer-based assessment (CBA) in a first-year module in geographical data analysis, and evaluates student opinion and performance in response to this. Finds that... More

    pp. 381-85

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  5. Integration and Evaluation of CAL Courseware and Automated Assessment in the Delivery of a Geography Module

    Raymond J. Towse & Peter Garside

    Discusses software and logistical issues and proposed solutions in the development of a system for delivery of flexible and distance-based learning using a computer-assisted learning module and... More

    pp. 385-93

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  6. Using CAL and the Web for First-Year Geography Methods Teaching

    Tom Browne & Don Funnell

    Outlines the rationale for a course designed to deliver key spatial skills to a large cohort of students using computer-aided learning methods and the World Wide Web. Examines the results in the... More

    pp. 393-401

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  7. Communication and Information Technology in the Skills Curriculum: A Case Study of an Existing Course and Its Relevance to a Post-Dearing Era

    Sue Burkill

    Considers how computer-assisted learning (CAL) can be integrated into a skills curriculum, and argues that CAL can provide a flexible approach to developing a range of skills and support the... More

    pp. 401-7

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  8. IT Skills Emplacement: Learning Environment and Assessment

    John Grattan

    Describes attempts to devise effective strategies to develop students' communication and information technology (CIT) skills. Compares the outcomes of three modules that used learning materials... More

    pp. 407-12

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  9. Two Examples of the Use of "Electronic Posters."

    W Brian Whalley & Brice R. Rea

    Outlines the implementation, production, and assessment of electronic posters in two undergraduate classes, one prepared with Microsoft PowerPoint and the other using hypertext mark-up language ... More

    pp. 413-17

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  10. A Regional Geography Class in a Distributed Learning Environment

    Jeremy Crampton

    Describes the rationale and structure of a distributed learning course on African regional geography at three Northern Virginia universities. Outlines the creation and holdings of a shared virtual ... More

    pp. 417-23

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