Geography Education : Environmental and Climatic Knowledge

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geography Education Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 3:20 PM / 5:00 PM (MDT)
Room: Iris, Sheraton, 8th Floor
Organizers: Jonathan Wessell, Forrest Bowlick
Chairs: Forrest Bowlick


The environment, sustainability, and climatic concerns have been a focus
in many geography departments around the globe. This session will concentrate
on the knowledge gained through this formal and informal education. What
are the positive impacts and where should changes be made to allow students and
local people to better gain and use this knowledge more effectively.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Geok Chin Ivy Tan*, Nanyang Technological University, Che-ming Jeremy Chen, National Taiwan Normal University, A Comparative Study of Environmental Attitudes and Behaviour of Undergraduate Students in Singapore and Taiwan 20 3:20 PM
Presenter Tyler Hole*, Weber State University, Climate Confusion in the Classroom: Perceptions, Methods, and Background of Utah Secondary Education Science Teachers 20 3:40 PM
Presenter LU HOU*, East China Normal University, Comparative Study of Environmental Education between New South Wales, Australia and Shanghai, China 20 4:00 PM
Presenter Mario Giraldo*, California State University - Northridge, Urban Ecosystems as living labs for Geography Education 20 4:20 PM
Presenter Dianne Draper*, University Of Calgary, Kathy Rettie, Adjunct Associate Professor, Geography Department, University of Calgary, Transforming Personal Sense of Place Using Contemplative Pedagogy and Photography in Field Schools 20 4:40 PM

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