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Embedding Research-Based Learning Early in the Undergraduate Geography Curriculum

Walkington, Helen; Griffin, Amy; Keys-Mathews, Lisa; Metoyer, Sandra K.; Miller, Wendy E; Baker, Richard; France, Derek

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This article considers the rationale for embedding research and enquiry skills early in the undergraduate geography curriculum and for making these skills explicit to students. A survey of 52 international geography faculty identified critical thinking, framing research questions, reflectivity and creativity as the most challenging research skills to teach early in the undergraduate curriculum. This article provides a range of practical examples illustrating research skill teaching from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61993
Source: Journal of Geography in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/03098265.2011.563377

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