Date of Award

8-1962

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of Science

Abstract

THE PROBLEM AND DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED

Today's world is dynamic employing man's creativity and ingenuity on a vast scale and utilizing the earth's natural resources at an amazing rate. In this world, man lives in specific and varied localities, unique unto themselves, yet part of the grand mosaic of an interdependent and total world.

Careful guidance of learning activities is needed to provide an adequate geographic analysis of these localities, their products, their people, and other environmental factors which affect them, their work, and their contributions to mankind everywhere.

Statement of the problem. It is the purpose of this study to collect data concerning (1) the nature and scope of guidance in the elementary grades; (2) the nature of learners and the learning process; (3) the vital role and scope of geographic content In the curriculum; (if) the learning activities including methods and devices; and (5) measurement evaluation and diagnosis.

Importance of the study: In this aerospace age, geographic understandings are more important than ever before. It is essential to know about people and their countries throughout the world. Time and space relationships are of increasing significance. Climate and weather information has become more important to a mobile population. More is known about our earth, its shape, its polar areas, the depth of its oceans, the nature of its glaciers, and the sun and outer space.

Committee Member

K. Snell Gibson

Publisher

Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Date of Digitization

10/27/2021

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

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