This book explores the key issues of active learning and student engagement in higher education from an international perspective, drawing on a broad range of teaching practices in geography.
Examines significant issues in geography teaching and learning from the perspectives of an international network of academic geographers and postgraduate students. This book describes practical applications for enhancing student learning through inquiry, problem-based learning, field study, online collaboration, and other forms of pedagogy.
Table of Contents
1. Active Learning and Student Engagement Mick Healey, Eric Pawson and Michael Solem Re-imagining ourselves as learners 2 Co-learning: Re-Linking Research and Teaching in Geography Richard Le Heron, Richard Baker, Lindsey McEwen with John Bradbeer, Alan Jenkins and Gabor Mezosi 3 'None of Us Sets Out To Hurt People': The Ethical Geographer and Geography Curricula in Higher Education William E. Boyd, Ruth L. Healey, Susan W. Hardwick, Martin Haigh with Phil Klein, Bruce Doran, Julie Trafford and John Bradbeer Engaging students in inquiry 4 Experimenting with active learning in Geography: Dispelling the myths that Perpetuate Resistance Regina Scheyvens, Amy L. Griffin, Christine L. Jocoy, Yan Liu and Michael Bradford 5 Problem based learning in Geography: towards a critical assessment of its purposes, benefits and risks Eric Pawson, Julie Trafford, Eric Fournier, Martin Haigh, Osvaldo Muniz and Susan Vajoczki 6 Where might sand dunes be on mars? Engaging students through Inquiry-based learning in Geography Rachel Spronken-Smith, Jo Bullard, Waverly Ray, Carolyn Roberts and Artimus Keiffer 7 International perspectives on the Effectiveness of Geography fieldwork for learning Ian Fuller, Sally Edmonson, Derek France, David Higgitt and Ikka Ratinen New spaces of learning 8 Developing and Enhancing international collaborative learning David Higgitt, Karl Donert, Mick Healey, Phil Klein, Michael Solem and Sue Vajoczki 9 E-learning for Geography's teaching and learning spaces Kenneth Lynch, Bob Bednarz, James Boxall, Lex Chalmers, Derek France and Julie Kesby 10 Strength in diversity: Enhancing learning in vocationally-orientated, Master's level courses Lindsey McEwen, Janice Monk, Iain Hay, Pauline Kneale and Helen King 11 Teaching for and about social transformation Jane Wellens, Andrea Berardi, Brian Chalkley, Bill Chambers, Ruth Healey, Janice Monk and Jodi Vender Beyond the classroom 12 Community engagement for student learning in Geography Sarah Witham Bednarz, Brian Chalkley, Stephen Fletcher, Iain Hay, Erena Le Heron, Audrey Mohan and Julie Trafford 13 Enhancing employability in Geography Paul Rooney, Barbara Gambini, Artimus Keiffer, Pauline Kneale, Barbara Van Drasek and Sharon Gedye 14 Internationalising professional development in Geography through distance education Michael Solem, Lex Chalmers, David DiBiase, Karl Donert and Susan Hardwick 15 Reflecting on Student Engagement Eric Pawson, Mick Healey and Michael Solem