INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING, ACTIVE TEACHING AND GEOINFORMATION: INNOVATING GEOGRAPHICAL EDUCATION

Rafael De Miguel González

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ACTIVE TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY: STATE OF THE ART:

 The creation of the Group of Teaching Geography at the Association of Spanish Geographers, organizing National and Iberian Congress of Teaching Geography, and the recovery of Didáctica Geográfica Journal have allowed to disclose a series of works related to the subject of active teaching of Geography. For the President of this Group (Marrón, 1995; Marrón, 2003; Marrón 2005; Marrón, 2007a; Marrón, 2007b; Marrón 2011), unlike passive forms of education in which the student is a mere recipient of content, active teaching it consciously involved in their own learning process a Geography adapted to the challenges of the XXI century: geographical space and social space, space capabilities, education in values, ICT. Thus, the active teaching of geography promotes complete learning (knowing, knowing how, knowing how to be) and encourages multi-causal explanation of events and phenomena. 

 


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Revista Didáctica Geográfica. ISSN:0210-492X

ISSN electrónico: 2174-6451

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