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Teaching and Learning Issues and Managing Educational Change in Geography
Lecturing in Geography
Small-group Teaching in Geography
Practicals and Laboratory Work in Geography
Fieldwork & Dissertations
Resource-based Learning in Geography
Teaching and Learning Geography with Information and Communication Technologies
Transferable Skills and Work-based Learning in Geography
Assessment in Geography
Curriculum Design in Geography


Teaching and Learning Issues and Managing Educational Change in Geography

Booklets published by the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (p.7)

Follett Report (p.19)

Graduate & Research Assistants' Support Programme (GRASP) at UMIST (p.21)


Lecturing in Geography

Teaching and Learning Technology Programme (TLTP) GeographyCal® (p.36)

British universities film and video council (p.36)

Anglia multimedia (p.36)

BBC education (p.36)

Live-net (p.39)

CaseNet (p.57)

The CHANCE project (p.57)

Clearing House for Decision Case Education (p.57)

The European Case Clearing House (p.57)

Harvard Business School (p.57)

Virtual Geography Department (p.62)

Geography lecture outline "A stumble may prevent a fall" (p.62)

Settlement geography of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (p.62)

Workshop: lecturing in a classroom (p.62)

Advantages and disadvantages of the lecture method (p.63)

Advantages and disadvantages of the lecture method (p.63)

The pitfalls of lecturing: economic history services (p.63)


Small-group Teaching in Geography

Evaluation mapping (Rigby) (p.11)

Core and periphery - re-thinking a concept (Banks, a) (p.11)

Understanding statistics (Clark, c) (p.11)

Representation of the 'Third World' (Harrison) (p.11)

A local field trail (Clark, a) (p.11)

Everyday geography (Banks, b) (p.11)

Breaking through the 'A' level effect: a first year tutorial in student self-reflection (Bryson, b) (p.11)

'Pyramid' reading in a tutorial (Clark, b) (p.12)

'Teaching each other': an example of active learning in a lecture, tutorial or workshop (Healey, a) (p.12)

Reading seminars (Livingstone & Shuttleworth) (p.12)

Role plays in the history and philosophy of geography (Maddrell) (p.12)

Constructing a deprivation index during a tutorial (Flowerdew) (p.13)

Tutorial groups and WWW conferencing (Vincent et al.) (p.13)

Developing student skills through supervised group projects (Ballantyne) (p.13)

First year student-centred learning through guided peer-group work (Short) (p.13)

Debating environmental issues (Petts) (p.13)

Questionnaire design (Orr) (p.13)

Interview skills (Hindle, a) (p.14)

Using group assignments to encourage active learning (Lynch) (p.14)

Seminar assessment (Lester) (p.14)

Tutorials with a disappearing tutor (Mulligan) (p.15)

Self-evaluation by students (Bondi) (p.15)

Self-appraisal (Lidster) (p.15)

Student peer assessment of seminar presentations (Penrose) (p.15)

Students discussing and assessing the previous year's work (Rees) (p.15)

Using self and peer assessment to improve students' essay writing: a case study from geography (Pain) (p.15)

Using peer and self assessment for assessing the contribution of individuals to a group project (Healey, b) (p.15)

Small group tutorials (Hindle, b) (p.21)

Mentoring new tutors (Geography department, Lancaster) (p.22)


Practicals and Laboratory Work in Geography

The Health and Safety Executive

Virtual Psychology Department

Virtual Geography Department

Global Warming Project


Fieldwork & Dissertations

Accessing the on-line version of the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (p.22)

CTI Centre for Geography, Geology and Meteorology (p.23)

CTI Centre for Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES) (p.23)

Description of the TLTP "Social Survey Design Tutorial" (p.23)

TLTP earth sciences consortium (p.24)

Interactive surveying tutorial (Project Interact) (p.24)

Virtual Geography Department (p.24)

Virtual field course (p.24)

Directory of WWW sites for virtual fieldwork in the earth sciences (p.24)

Enterprise Dissertations (p.29)


Resource-based Learning in Geography

'Teaching each other': an example of active learning in a lecture, tutorial or workshop (p.19)

Tutorials with a disappearing tutor (p.36)

'Paperless' lectures (p.41)

Virtual field course (p.45)

An approach to resource-based learning in the Geography Department, University of Auckland (p.48)

Hertfordshire Integrated Learning Project (p.50)

Virtual Geography Department (p.58)

Geography for the New Undergraduate (p.59)

GeographyCal (p.63)

National Centre for Geographic Information and Analysis Core Curriculum project (p.63)

'Hands on' Active Learning Modules on the Human Dimensions of Global Change (p.114)

Funnell, D. & Browne, T. (1997) (p.116)

Healey, M. (1991) (p.117)

Healey, M. (1998a) (p.116)

Healey, M., Robinson, G. & Castleford, J. (1996b) (p.118)

Healey, M., Robinson, G. & Castleford, J. (1998) (p.118)

Moser, S. & Hanson, S. (1996) (p.120)

Race, P. (1997) (p.120)

National Centre for Legal Education (p.128)

Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) (p.128)


Teaching and Learning Geography with Information and Communication Technologies

Charman, D. (1997) (p.97)

Chapman, K. (1997) (p.97)

Clinton, W. (1997) (p.97)

Cook, K. (1997) (p.97)

Coventry, L. (1997) (p.97)

DfEE (1997) (p.97)

Drummond, I. (1997) (p.97)

Felder, R.M. (1996) (p.97)

Foote, K.E. (1994) (p.98)

Heterick, R.C. Jr. (1993) (p.99)

McKendree, J., Reader, W. & Hammond, N. (1995) (p.100)

Monke, L. (1996) (p.100)

Mulligan, M. (1997) (p.100)

NCIHE (1997) (p.100)

Oppenheimer, T. (1997) (p.101)

Pearson, R., Brightmer, I. & Jegede, F. (1997) (p.101)

Russell, T.L. (1995) (p.102)

Starr, P. (1996) (p.102)

Stoner, G. (Ed.) (1997) (p.102)

Unwin, D.J. (1997) (p.102)

Veenema, S. & Gardner, H. (1996) (p.103)

Vincent, P., Chapman, G. & Steeples, C. (1997) (p.103)

Weaver, R. (1997) (p.103)

Webb, B. (1997) (p.103)

Whalley, B. (1997) (p.103)

[AAB] Ask a biologist (p.104)

[AAE] Ask an expert (p.104)

[AAG] Ask a geologist (p.104)

[AAV] Ask a Vulcanologist (p.104)

[AE] AskERIC (p.104)

[AP] The ACORN Project (p.105)

[AR] Architecture of Russia (p.105)

[ARI] Aberystwyth resources on using the Internet (p.105)

[ASCC] Australian Schools curriculum communication scheme (p.105)

[BIDS] Bath Information and Data Services (BIDS) (p.105)

[BOTH] Gregory Bothun's evaluation of Web-based instruction (p.105)

[BT] BT corporate Web site (p.105)

[BTCW] BT's CampusWorld (p.105)
CampusWorld has closed, but there is a new joint venture produced by BT and Anglia Multimedia called "AngliaCampus".

[BVF] Bosnian Virtual Fieldtrip, George Mason University (p.105)

[CAQM] Cambridge Air Quality Monitor (p.105)

[CBT] Computer-based tests 'white paper' (p.105)

[CGF] Critical Geography Forum (p.105)

[CIS] Computer Information Systems module at the US Military Academy (p.105)

[CLUES] Centre for Land Use and Environmental Science (p.105)

[CN] ClydeNet (p.105)

[COPAC] UK COPAC catalogue (p.105)

[CP] The CASTLE Project (p.105)

[CTI] Computers in Teaching Initiative (p.106)

[CTIG] CTI Centre for Geography, Geology and Meteorology (p.106)

[DL] DeLiberations (p.106)

[DN] (p.106)

[DOOM] Use of DOOM in Information Systems course (p.106)

[DSRS] Dundee satellite receiving station (p.106)

[ECD] Elsevier ContentsDirect (p.106)

[ECN] Econet (p.106)

[EDA] ESRC Data Archive, University of Essex (p.106)

[EDC] EROS Data Center (p.106)

[EDEM] Index of DEMs on the Internet, Edinburgh University (p.106)

[EDINA] EDINA, Edinburgh University (p.106)

[EDP] Electronic Desktop Project Virtual Earthquake (p.106)

[EEL] EE-Link (p.106)

[EEP] The Electronic Emissary Project (p.106)

[EOWD] Environmental Organization WebDirectory (p.106)

[EOWS] The Earth Online Web site (p.106)

[EPAMD] EPA meteorological data (p.107)

[ERIC] The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) (p.107)

[EV] The Electronic Volcano (p.107)

[EVL] Envirolink (p.107)

[EXG] Excite geography pages (p.107)

[FAO] Food and Agriculture Organization (p.107)

[FOE] Friends of the Earth (p.107)

[FTPSE] FTP search engine (p.107)

[GDL] Leicester Geography Department Web site (p.107)

[GEOSIM] GeoSim Project (p.107)

[GFT] Geology field trips on the Web (p.107)

[GIP] Geo_Images Project (p.107)

[GISCC] NCGIA Core Curriculum in GIScience (p.107)

[GL] GlobaLearn (p.107)

[GLOBE] Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment Program (p.107)

[GMU] George Mason University geography pages (p.107)

[GN] GeoNet (p.107)

[GREEN] Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (p.108)

[GSNF] Global schoolnet foundation (p.108)

[GUBC] Geoscience course at the University of British Columbia (p.108)

[HTM] The Houston Traffic Monitor (p.108)

[IFDT] Interactive Frog Dissection Tutorial (p.108)

[ITCC] Internet as a Tool for Collaborative Learning project (p.108)

[JOL] JournalsOnline (p.108)

[JP] The JASON Project (p.108)

[JSSM] John Stainfield's simulation model (p.108)

[KB] The Knowledge Base (p.108)

[KDRS] Karl Donert's Remote Sensing pages (p.108)

[KE] Kobe earthquake home page (p.108)

[KTS] Keirsey Temperament Sorter (p.108)

[LAR] Los Angeles Virtual River Tour (p.108)

[LNL] Use of Lotus Notes at Lancaster (p.108)

[LWT] Lancaster University Web tutorial (p.108)

[MAGG] Magellan Internet Guide: geography reviews (p.108)

[MB] Mailbase (p.109)

[MEVC] Mount Etna video camera (p.109)

[MFVC] Mount Fuji video camera (user controllable) (p.109)
(Other Mount Fuji camera links can be found at

[MIDAS] MIDAS, Manchester University (p.109)
This has now changed to the MIMAS web server

[MNE] MetNet Europe Schools Weather Project (p.109)

[MUAWS] Macquarie University Automatic Weather Station data (p.109)

[MV] Montserrat volcano (p.109)

[NASAI] NASA satellite imagery (p.109)

[NASAKS] NASA's KidSat site (p.109)

[NCDC] National climatic data center (p.109)

[NCES] Nene College Environmental Science (p.109)

[NGS] National Geographic Society (p.109)

[NGSS] National geographic society's survey 2000 (p.109)

[NISS] NISS Information Gateway (p.109)

[NL] NetLearn (p.109)

[NS] Netskills (p.109)

[NSV] NASA's SkyView Virtual Observatory (p.110)

[OITT] Oxford Brookes University IT Term (p.110)

[OSMV] One sky, many voices project (p.110)

[OUVM] Open University's Virtual Microscope (p.110)

[OWO] Oneworld Online (p.110)

[PAAO] Project atmosphere Australia online (p.110)

[RA] Research assistance (p.110)

[RAN] Rainforest Action Network (p.110)

[RSCC] Remote Sensing Core Curriculum (p.110)

[SETI] SETI institute - SETI@home project (p.110)

[SL] StatLib (p.110)

[SOSIG] Social Science Information Gateway (p.110)

[SPGSGS] St Paul's Grammar School Geography Jumpsite (p.110)

[STM] Seattle Traffic Map (p.110)

[TGC] The Geographer's Craft (p.110)

[TLS] The Learning Station (BBC) (p.110)

[TLTPC] TLTP on-line catalogue (p.110)

[TNA] The Networking Academy (p.111)

[TQ] TerraQuest (p.111)


[TSP] The seven principles of good practice (p.111)

[UCES] University of California at Santa Cruz Earth Sciences course (p.111)
(Other courses from the Earth Sciences department are at

[ULW] USGS Learning Web site (p.111)

[UNMI] University of Nottingham meteosat images (p.111)

[UPCM] University of Portsmouth geography course materials (p.111)

[USCB] US Census Bureau (p.111)

[USDA] US Department of Agriculture (p.111)

[USE] USGS Earthquakes site (p.111)

[VE] Volcanic eruptions (p.111)

[VFC] The Virtual Fieldcourse (p.111)

[VFCS] Virtual Fieldcourse sites (p.111)

[VFDK] Virtual Frog Dissection Kit Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (p.111)

[VFMA] Aberystwyth Virtual Fieldcourse to Malta (p.111)

[VFMP] Portsmouth Virtual Fieldcourse to Malta (p.111)

[VG] Virtual Galapagos (p.112)

[VGD] Virtual Geography Department, University of Texas (p.112)

[VLP] World Wide Web Consortium Virtual Library Project (p.112)

[VLPE] World Wide Web Consortium Virtual Library Project: Environment (p.112)

[VLPG] World Wide Web Consortium Virtual Library Project: Geography (p.112)

[VOU] The Virtual Online University (p.112)

[WCS] Web cam sites (p.112)

[WLHG] World Lecture Hall: Geography (p.112)

[WW] Weatherworks weather links (p.112)

[YAG] Yahoo geography pages (p.112)

[YWL] Yahoo index of world locations (p.112)


Transferable Skills and Work-based Learning in Geography

DeLiberations (p.4)


Assessment in Geography

TRIADS (p.12)

Healey, M. (1997) (p.35)

Pain, R. (1997) (p.35)

DeLiberations (p.37)


Curriculum Design in Geography

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (p.6)

Applied Geology at Oxford Brookes University (p.7)

HEFCE Quality Assessment Reports: geography index (p.9)

Alverno College Faculty (p.16)

Designing and costing a research proposal (p.25)

Martin, D. - Research-led teaching text (p.26)

Minerals and the microscope (p.33)

Oliver, S. - The use of supplemental instruction in learning information technology skills (p.34)

Images of the Third World (p.46)

The ability based curriculum (p.55)

The Geography Department, Birkbeck College (p.67)

Geography for the New Undergraduate (p.78)

Department of Geography, University College London (p.82)

Virtual Geography Department (p.92)

Geography departments worldwide (p.107)

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) (p.107)

NCGIA - Core Curriculum (p.108)

NCGIA - Core Curriculum in GIS (p.108)

Association of American Geographers (p.108)

Institute of Australian Geographers (p.108)

Canadian Association of Geographers (p.108)

National Council for Geographic Education (USA) (p.108)

CTI - Centre for Geography, Geology and Meteorology (p.108)

Higher Education Development International (HIED) (p.108)

DeLiberations (p.108)

Guides to Good Teaching, Learning and Assessment Practices in Geography

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