Teaching and Learning in Geography

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geography Education Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 9:55 AM / 11:35 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Washington 4, Marriott, Exhibition Level
Organizers: Erin Fouberg, Caroline McClure
Chairs: Erin Fouberg


This session pulls together research on how students learn, through reading and writing in the geography classroom as well as through engagement in virtual spaces, including virtual reality and multi-player video games. The question of how students learn is book-ended by how geography curriculum is created and shaped through organizations and governments.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Caroline McClure*, Texas State University, The National Geographic Alliance Network: Measuring Influence of a Grassroots Network 20 9:55 AM
Presenter Elizabeth Dzwonczyk*, United States Military Academy, David J Leydet, United States Military Academy, Assessing the Efficacy of Structured Reading Questions on Test Performance in an Undergraduate Geography Course 20 10:15 AM
Presenter Janet Smith*, Shippensburg University, Fortnite Survival: Spatial Thinking and Map Reading Skills Required 20 10:35 AM
Presenter Erin Fouberg*, Northern State University, Finding Your Way in Liminal Space: Threshold Concepts and Curriculum Design in Geography 20 10:55 AM
Presenter Rose Hildebrandt*, Michigan Technological University, Don Lafreniere, Michigan Technological University, Empowering Youth to Be a Voice in Neighborhood Change Through Geospatial Technologies 20 11:15 AM

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