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By our theories shall you know us: The role of theory in geographical education

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This short article explores the role of theory in the field of research in geographical education in the UK. It suggests that the fact that the field is dominated by teacher educators has led to the adoption of theories closely associated with the classroom practice of teachers. Although in the I 980s there were signs that geographical education might engage with a wider set of perspectives from the sociolology of education and curriculum studies, these developments were interrupted by tighte...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Journal:
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education
Volume:
19
Issue:
2
Pages:
87-90
Publication date:
2010-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-7611
ISSN:
1038-2046
URN:
uuid:213da3d5-9e80-4650-a80b-39a6d0275398
Source identifiers:
103586
Local pid:
pubs:103586

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