Bias in geographical education

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Dept. of Geography, University of London Institute of Education , London
Geography -- Study and teac
Statementedited by Ashley Kent.
ContributionsKent, W. A. 1945-
LC ClassificationsG74
The Physical Object
Paginationii,46p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20779057M
ISBN 10085473127X

The paper outlines proposed methods of determining bias and the meaning of this bias in selected geography textbooks used at the secondary level in the United States. The proposed examination is an interdisciplinary approach that touches upon both geography and education.

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Bias in Bias in geographical education book refers to real or perceived bias in the educational system. Bias in the Biography: Bias and Subjectivity in Ethnographic Research Article (PDF Available) in Anthropology & Education Quarterly 18(1) March with. This study departs from the existing literature on bias in testing in two different yet interrelated aspects.

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