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Personal inquiry learning trajectories in geography: technological support across contexts

Lucinda Kerawalla, Karen Littleton, Eileen Scanlon, Ann Jones, Mark Gaved, Trevor Collins, Paul Mulholland, Canan Blake, Gill Clough, Gráinne Conole, Marilena Petrou
2013 Interactive Learning Environments  
BACKGROUND This paper concentrates on how the technological mediation of a GCSE Geography investigation using a location-based inquiry learning toolset, undertaken by students in a UK secondary school  ...  METHOD Activity Theory (Engeström, 1999) can be used to analyse and conceptualise the use of personal technologies for inquiry learning.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10494820.2011.604036 fatcat:n3adqovy2zb7hjh4ham46h5lke

Gendered Geographies of High-Tech Regional Economies

Al James
2008 Geography Compass  
Over the last two decades, as part of a 'cultural turn', an expansive research agenda has developed in economic geography around the sociocultural dynamics of regional learning and innovation processes  ...  This article offers a summary introduction to this nascent research agenda, focused on three phenomena widely documented in the regional literature as supporting intra-and interfirm learning and innovation  ...  Acknowledgements This review was written as part of a broader project entitled 'Connecting Work-Life (Im)Balance to Learning and Innovation in Dynamic Regional Economies', funded by the Economic and Social  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2007.00086.x fatcat:g3xqgn7g7rcmvmrwohb3mrzpla

Teaching the history of geography

Innes M. Keighren, Jeremy W. Crampton, Franklin Ginn, Scott Kirsch, Audrey Kobayashi, Simon N Naylor, Jörn Seemann
2016 Progress in Human Geography  
Drawing upon the personal reflections of geographical educators in Brazil, Canada, the UK, and US, this Forum provides a state-of-the-discipline review of teaching in the history of geography; identifies  ...  The Forum shows how teaching in the history of geography is valued-as a tool of identity making, as a device for cohort building and professionalization, and as a means of interrogating the disciplinary  ...  Why should a student learn about the historical trajectory of the undergraduate or graduate program in which they are enrolled?  ... 
doi:10.1177/0309132515575940 fatcat:hiczjv3mvfgk7nqk2rzah26eca

Geography of scientific knowledge: A proximity approach

Koen Frenken
2020 Quantitative Science Studies  
Hence, given the proximity among scientists in social, cognitive, and physical dimensions, one can predict patterns of diffusion in science.  ...  Proximity among scientists in social, cognitive, and physical dimensions promotes the sharing of tacit knowledge.  ...  In the present contribution, I have drawn primarily on theories in economic geography and science and technology studies that stress the role of tacit knowledge sharing among scientists as supportive of  ... 
doi:10.1162/qss_a_00058 fatcat:man2u4q4mbgivopvjrrqipinva

Environmental Economic Geography

Roger Hayter
2008 Geography Compass  
This article advocates evolutionary institutionalism as a conceptual platform to launch a systematic approach to environmental economic geography.  ...  In this approach, environment-economy relations need not be zero-sum games, as is often assumed.  ...  I am also grateful to the financial support of SSHRC, grant no. 410-2001-0071. Short Biography Roger Hayter is a Professor of Geography.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2008.00115.x fatcat:dihbdtynlnarrbx2w26em4hxre

The Geographies of ͨAjam

Rebecca Gould
2015 The Medieval history journal  
With the consolidation of Persian literary culture across the eastern Islamic ecumene, Persian poets gained confidence in the power of their craft to shape their world.  ...  Alongside other genres, the medieval Persian prison poem (h absīyyāt) strikingly illustrates how shifts in the geography of Persian extended the scope of Persian literature, aesthetically, politically  ...  At the centre of this inquiry is the question of technology. How did Persian culture circulate across the world of c ajam?  ... 
doi:10.1177/0971945814565729 fatcat:tpkhfoey6bbihljbl4fpitenku

Geographies of the University: An Introduction [chapter]

Michael Heffernan, Laura Suarsana, Peter Meusburger
2018 Geographies of the University  
In considering the geographies of the university, the essays in this volume deploy two interlinked conceptual approaches derived from Manuel Castells's (1996) formulations of the spatial logics that he  ...  The second, flow-based approach addresses the wider networks that constitute universities as seats of research, learning, and expertise.  ...  By comparison, the increasing importance of technologies, especially virtual communication, in university research, teaching, and learning has quite different impacts on the geographies of the university  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-75593-9_1 fatcat:62behjj7ofgypmvtqorvsglno4

A Research Agenda for Geospatial Technologies and Learning

Tom R. Baker, Sarah Battersby, Sarah W. Bednarz, Alec M. Bodzin, Bob Kolvoord, Steven Moore, Diana Sinton, David Uttal
2014 Journal of geography (Houston)  
Knowledge around geospatial technologies and learning remains sparse, inconsistent, and overly anecdotal.  ...  Studies are needed that are better structured; more systematic and replicable; attentive to progress and findings in the cognate fields of science, technology, engineering, and math education; and coordinated  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Portions of this work were supported by the Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (National Science Foundation Grant SBE0541957).  ... 
doi:10.1080/00221341.2014.950684 fatcat:p7c7mfz3jbfzbgkqfkz3cx7azq

Clinical Geography: A Proposal to Embrace Space, Place and Wellbeing through Person-Centered Practice

Jessica M. Finlay, Graham D. Rowles
2021 Wellbeing, Space and Society  
Malcolm Cutchin, Hillary Waters, and John Watkins, in addition to the anonymous reviewers, for their thoughtful and constructive feedback on earlier versions of this manuscript.  ...  While this article is written from a primarily Western (US) perspective, we hope for the lens of clinical geography to be adapted across international contexts.  ...  The fundamental premise of clinical geography is a focus on inquiry and intervention at the scale of the person and their immediate environment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wss.2021.100035 fatcat:sqs352zwenhcto4fjsuu2ay6uq

Society, Technology, and Region: Contributions from the Social Study of Technology to Economic Geography

Bernhard Truffer
2008 Environment and planning A  
Policies therefore have to create and support conditions for envisioning, learning and coordination. A large number of scholars within economic geography share these criticisms.  ...  Therefore, a key task is to support processes of learning and networking among the relevant actors in a region in order to increase their innovative capacity.  ... 
doi:10.1068/a39170 fatcat:mlunrffs4bcahekakalmgkilxa

Cultural Geography and Videogames

James Ash, Lesley Anne Gallacher
2011 Geography Compass  
This essay outlines ways in which scholars (both within geography and beyond) have traced out the geographies in videogames (in terms of the representations and politics within videogames), the geographies  ...  We argue that approaching videogaming as a (techno)cultural practice can enrich the cultural geographies in and of videogames.  ...  The cultural geographies of videogaming might be situated within broader trajectories of the 'virtual' geographies of cyberspace (see Crang et al. 1999; Dodge and Kitchin 2000; Graham 1998 ) and the coded  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2011.00427.x fatcat:lisx26tg55hpjjhrazxhfbfkja

Environmentalist thinking and/in geography

Sarah A. Radcliffe, Elizabeth E. Watson, Ian Simmons, Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Andrew Sluyter
2009 Progress in Human Geography  
Although geography has in recent years been at the forefront of the academic discussions of environmental change in relation to science, institutional context, political costs and human impacts, the discipline  ...  This Forum discusses the context for the rise of, and consequences of, determinist accounts.  ...  In conclusion, although geography has in recent years been at the forefront of the academic discussions of environmental change in relation to science, institutional context, political costs and human  ... 
doi:10.1177/0309132509338749 fatcat:xqguuuhsdzebhahp4q3j72tho4

LCHC's expanding bio-geographies: A glimpse to the future(s) through the case of the Re-generating CHAT project

Alfredo Jornet, Ivana Guarrasi, Antti Rajala
2020 Mind, Culture, and Activity  
work and experiences across multiple locations and generations of scholars.  ...  In this article, we explore the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition (LCHC) as a living, distributed bio-geography-that is, as the diversity of ways in which the lab exists today in and through research-practice  ...  Acknowledgments The Re-generating CHAT project was supported by the Spencer Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10749039.2020.1768271 fatcat:eiswc7afl5aorgsb3a2bmg4a5i

Geographies of responsibility

Doreen Massey
2004 Geografiska Annaler. Series B. Human Geography  
The particular avenue to be explored in this paper concerns the relationship between identity and responsibility and the potential geographies of both.  ...  If space is a product of practices, trajectories, interrelations, if we make space through interactions at all levels, from the (so-called) local to the (so-called) global then those spatial identities  ...  in the context of globalisation.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.0435-3684.2004.00150.x fatcat:4hcd5f432nbntgfrqx3iptrmea

Relational and Dialectical Spaces of Knowing: Knowledge, Practice, and Work in Economic Geography

Paul Vallance
2011 Environment and planning A  
Relational and dialectical spaces of knowing: knowledge, practice, and work in economic geography.  ...  The first half critically reviews this economic geography literature, focusing on how it articulates a view of practice in relationship to knowledge, organisation, and space.  ...  Acknowledgment: I would like to thank two anonymous referees for their constructive comments on this paper which helped considerably in its revision.  ... 
doi:10.1068/a43186 fatcat:t2phgvgegbb2laj7ldkpkncxdy
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