Skip to main content

Tapping Geography's Potential for Synergy with Creative Instructional Approaches

Buy Article:

$55.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

We define synergy, explain its importance within the context of rapidly changing academia, and provide examples of how geographic educators have used creative instructional approaches to create synergies. Both the content of geography and some of the instructional approaches used by geographic educators support the discipline's ability to deliver what we describe as ‘socially relevant pedagogy’ and generate synergies that create deep and transformative learning experiences and new knowledge. Synergistic activities need a supportive structure, but also the freedom to grow in fruitful directions. While many challenges exist, and the outcome is not guaranteed, possibilities exist to produce deep and transformative learning.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: collaboration; synergistic learning activities; synergy

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Geography and Anthropology,California State Polytechnic University, USA 2: Department of Geography,Texas State University-San Marcos, USA 3: Department of Geography,University of Connecticut, USA 4: Department of Geography,The Ohio State University, USA 5: Department of Social Studies Education,Gyeongin National University of Education, South Korea 6: Department of Geography,University of Manchester, UK

Publication date: 2011-08-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more