Revisiting the role of values and attitudes in geographic education: The use of ethnographic methodology and materials
Ellis, Brian and Birch, Joanna. (2006) Revisiting the role of values and attitudes in geographic education: The use of ethnographic methodology and materials. GEOGRAPHY, 91 (Part 3). pp. 262-271. ISSN 0016-7487Full text not available from this repository.
This article is a contribution to the current debate about the nature and content of geography teaching It challenges the notion that the study of attitudes and values in geographical education imposes values upon the learners. it shows bow ethnograpbic methodology developed from the existing geographical concept of the behavioural environment, which emphasised the importance of studying attitudes and values. it demonstrates a more nuanced approach to e understanding of people-environment relations using an ethnograpbic case study of management issues in a wetland environment at Lake Kerkini in Greece. By using direct evidence from the people involved, ethnographic studies allow students to access information about and consider the significance of attitudes and values in different cultural environments.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation|
|Journal or Publication Title:||GEOGRAPHY|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 262-271|
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