International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Abstracts

Volume 8:2, 1999

(Those articles referring to Higher Education are linked to the full abstract).

Guest Editorial:

Image and Reality-How Do Others See Us?
Ashley Kent

Major Papers:

Something in the Air: School Students' Ideas about Air Pollution
George Myers, Edward Boyes and Martin Stanisstreet

People-environment Issues in the Geography Classroom: Towards an Understanding of Students' Experiences
Mark Rickinson

Towards a Map of Commitment: A Socially Critical Approach to Geographical Education
John Fien


Fieldwork in the Geography Curriculum-International Perspectives and Research Issues
Nick Foskett

Fieldwork in K-12 Geography in the United States
Sarah Witham Bednarz

Fieldwork in the Dutch Mountains-A Bridge Too Far?
Mieke Swaan and Ernie Wijnsteekers

Contemporary Chinese Concepts of Fieldwork in Geographical Education
Hongshia Zhang

Changing Fieldwork Objectives and Constraints in Secondary Schools in England
Graham Smith

The Fieldwork Effect: The Role and Impact of Fieldwork in the Upper Primary School
Stuart Nundy

Field Sketching: An Appropriate Skill for Upper Primary Children?
Keith Bartlett

Book Reviews:

A Bibliography of Geographical Education 1970-1997,
Edited by Nick Foskett and Bill Marsden.
Reviewed by Frances Slater

Geography in the Primary School (Maantiede Peruskoulun Ala-asteella)
by Hannele Rikkinen.
Reviewed by Jorma Ojala

Values in Geography Education: Papersfrom a Special Conference of the IGU Commission on Geographical Education.
Edited by Michael Naish.
Reviewed by Susan Hardwick.

The Holocene: An Environmental History
by Neil Roberts.
Reviewed by Roger Trend.


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