Annual Meeting

Nora Newcombe and David Lambert to Keynote Geography Education Research Track at 2018 AAG Annual Meeting

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is pleased to announce keynotes by Nora Newcombe and David Lambert for a special track of geography education sessions during the 2018 AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The keynotes by Professors Newcombe and Lambert are respectively scheduled for 1:20 – 3:00 PM and 3:20 –…
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Grants & Competitions

Nominations Sought for the ‘Journal of Geography in Higher Education’ Prize for Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Since 2001 the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (JGHE) has presented an award to the author(s) of the paper published in the previous three years on the subject of teaching and learning geography in higher education judged most outstanding. The purpose of the award is to promote excellence in the field of geographic education…
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GENIP Calls for Proposals to Research Status of K-12 Geography Education

Geography Education National Implementation Project Request for Proposals Status of K-12 Geography Education Research Project The Geography Education National Implementation Project (GENIP) Coordinating Committee seeks proposals from non-profits, educational institutions, or individuals to conduct guided research on the status of K-12 geography education in the US and report findings to the committee. GENIP is offering…
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Association News

AAG’s GeoCapabilities Project Researching Purposes, Values of Geography in Schools

The AAG’s Michael Solem (pictured center) recently visited a class of pre-service geography teachers at Beijing Normal University. Dr. Solem taught a short course based on the AAG’s GeoCapabilities initiative. How does geography education contribute to human potential and wellbeing? How do different national curriculums express the purposes and values of geography? The AAG’s GeoCapabilities…
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