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Geography education in Japan

Author: Yoshiyasu Ida
Publisher: Tokyo : Springer, [2015] ©2015
Series: International perspectives in geography, 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a globalized market where the emerging workforce will increasingly travel within their nations and abroad for work opportunities, it is valuable to learn about the international education system and practices, to assess the competition. For example, annual comparison of student performance is measured across math and science subjects globally. What is not well known is how geography educational systems compare  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yoshiyasu Ida
ISBN: 9784431549536 4431549536
OCLC Number: 897466460
Description: 1 online resource : maps.
Contents: Outline of Geography Education in Japan --
Problems and Perspectives of Geography Education in Japanese Elementary Schools --
Current Status and Issues in Junior High School Geography Education --
Current Status and Issues in Senior High School Geography Education --
Textbook Approval System and Geography Textbooks in Japan --
Reconsidering Regional Geography Education in Japan --
The Current State and Issues of Field Research in Japanese Geographic Education --
Maps, Globes, Cognitive Space and Geographic Education in Japan --
Social Participation in the Community and Geography Education --
Geography Education as Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Japan --
Institutional Issues in Disaster Prevention and Geography Education in Elementary and Secondary Education in Japan --
University Geography Departments and the Teaching License in Japanese Geography Education --
The Association of Japanese Geographers? Social Action Program and Geography Education --
GIS and Geography Education in Japan --
GIS Specialists' Support for Geography Education --
Trends in Japanese Geography Education Research in Recent Years --
Trends of School Geography in Asia --
Geography Education as Part of Social Studies Education in Japan --
Current State and Prospects of Senior High School Geography Curriculum --
The Great East Japan Disaster and Geography Education: School Damage, Associations? Support Project, and Trends in Geography Teaching Practices --
Basic Geography and the Future of Geography Education in Japan.
Series Title: International perspectives in geography, 3.
Responsibility: Yoshiyasu Ida [and five others], editors.

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The 21 chapters are organized into themes, beginning with an overview of the geography education system in Japan, followed by chapters that deal with regional geography and fieldwork, teacher  Read more...

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