Reporting Research

Papers on research into geographical education

At the 2017 Annual Conference we will again be including a series of sessions focusing on and reporting recent research into geographical education.

Information about all 'Reporting Research' sessions is available below. These short sessions include action research into a teacher's own practice, ethnographic classroom research and research into particular aspects of curriculum or assessment.

Friday 21 April

Role of smartphone-driven virtual reality field trips in inquiry-based learning
Shailey Minocha, Professor of Learning Technologies and Social Computing, The Open University

Fostering pre-service teachers’ self-efficiency in geography using fieldwork
Victor Salinas Silva, Research Student, UCL Institute of Education

An interpretative phenomenological analysis: how A level geography students and educators conceive and make sense of place
Emma Rawlings Smith, Research Associate, University of Leicester

Learning-related challenges presented by graphic visualisations
Yvonne Behnke, PhD student, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Saturday 22 April

Exploring ethnic minority perceptions of geographical knowledge
Rebecca Kitchen, Secondary Curriculum Leader, Geographical Association

The worldview of Japanese and Irish second level students. What is it? How might it be developed?
Dr Shelagh Waddington, Lecturer, Department of Geography, Maynooth University, and Professor Takashi Shimura, Department of Humanities and Social Studies Education, Joetsu University of Education, Japan

Differentiated instruction: teaching GCSE pupils the same content through methods to meet their varied needs
Kelly Butler, Teacher, Stafford Grammar School

Geography curriculum crossroads: F1, F2 or F3?
Indra Persaud, Studies Teacher Education and Geography, University of Seychelles


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