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Raising territorial awareness of the students from Gorzów Wielkopolski county (Poland) as part of geographical and historical education

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dc.contributor.author Podgórski, Zbigniew
dc.contributor.author Mielczarek, Agnieszka
dc.contributor.author Charzyński, Przemysław
dc.contributor.author Stańczyk, Remigiusz
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-26T13:59:34Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-26T13:59:34Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Tools for cross-curricular education in bilingual Geography and History, eds. P. Charzyński, K. Donert, Z. Podgórski, pp. 127-143
dc.identifier.isbn 978-83-7352-203-9
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/1774
dc.description.abstract This article contains selected results of research on the course of geographical regional education and the territorial awareness of pupils in Gorzów county (Western Poland), a region situated on the border with Germany (the Land of Brandenburg). The paper defines the basic concepts and terms, and describes a research tool. Students' knowledge about their own region, the source of this knowledge and the means of its acquisition were set as outcomes. The state of territorial awareness of pupils including its spatial extent and the nature and strength of ties were established. While analyzing the results, the authors highlighted the differences between the declared attitudes of the students of each school, differentiating them due to the stage of education (middle school and high school) and the place (Gorzów Wielkopolski, Kostrzyn nad Odrą and Witnica). It was found, that lessons on regional issues implemented within geography lessons and educational trail such as Regional education – cultural heritage in the region (Edukacja regionalna – dziedzictwo kulturowe w regionie) play an important role and contribute significantly to the mastery of complex knowledge about the region. Beside the formal education about the region a family home is of great importance, especially in terms of shaping forces of territorial ties. Deficiencies in terms of regional education were also highlighted. Due to the nature of this article and its small size authors focuses only on the selected parts of research, in particular the analysis of the diversity of geographical and historical knowledge resources of the surveyed students was omitted.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Association of Polish Adult Educators, Toruń
dc.relation.ispartofseries Geography in European hiher education;18
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject bilingualism
dc.subject History education
dc.subject Geography education
dc.subject Territoriality
dc.subject bilingual education
dc.subject education
dc.subject region
dc.subject rerritorial awarness
dc.subject Gorzów Wielkopolski
dc.title Raising territorial awareness of the students from Gorzów Wielkopolski county (Poland) as part of geographical and historical education
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart


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