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Seeking a Core of World Regional Geography Place Names [microform] : An Analysis of Published Materials / Paul S. Anderson
Bib ID 5518361
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Anderson, Paul S
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1989 
18 p. 
Summary

Knowing place names is not the essence of geography, but some knowledge of names of geographical locations is widely considered to be basic information. Whether used in general cultural literacy, lighthearted Trivial Pursuit, educational sixth grade social studies, or serious debates on world events, place names and their locations are assumed to be known. At the college level of world regional geography courses, five books with lists of place names are in print by geographers: Fuson; MacKinnon; Pontius and Woodward; DiLisio; and Stoltman. Those five sources plus place name lists by P.S. Anderson and from Hirsch reveal similarities and diversities in their content. A core list of place names is presented with several cross-classifications by region, type of geographic feature, and grade level of students. The results reveal a logical progression of complexity that could assist geography educators to increase student learning and avoid duplication of efforts. There will never be complete agreement about any listing of the core geographical place names, but the presented lists are intended to stimulate discussion along constructive avenues. (Author)

Notes

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education (Hershey, PA, October 11-14, 1989). Updated April 1990.

Teachers.

Practitioners.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Geographic Location.  |  Geography Instruction.  |  Minimum Competencies.  |  Physical Geography.  |  Place Names
Form/genre Speeches/Meeting Papers.  |  Reference Materials, Geographic.  |  Information Analyses.
Available From ERIC 
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