Preparing and debriefing geography fieldwork: a scenario for open classroom dialogue around a core curriculum

Katie Oost, Bregje de Vries, Joop van der Schee

Abstract


Over the last decades empirical findings have shown the positive impact of fieldwork on students’ geography learning. This study focuses on the design and evaluation of a scenario for fieldwork that supports geography teachers to structurally integrate it into their lessons. The scenario helps teachers to build up an open classroom dialogue during the preparation and debriefing of a fieldwork home assignment, by using a mind map as the central platform. First evaluations are promising, indicating the relevance, practicality and validity of the scenario

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Sponsoring Organizations:


Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University

EUGEOIRPPS


With the support of:


ESA

Publisher:
Edizioni Nuova Cultura

 

Online ISSN: 2281 - 5694 Print ISSN: 2281 – 4310 © 2013 - Edizioni Nuova Cultura