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Handbook of Research on Teacher Education in History and Geography

Edited By Cosme J. Gómez Carrasco, Pedro Miralles Martínez and Ramón López Facal

It is necessary to know the opinions, practices and expectations of teachers in training and in practicing, to improve teacher education programs. This Handbook addresses the challenges for the profession of teaching of history and geography, who, in several European countries such as Spain and France, share initial training and teaching in both disciplines. Researchers’ contributions have been collected from eight countries. The majority of Spanish universities, eleven, have shared an extensive research project, but have also had the collaboration and participation of researchers from seven other countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Portugal, Sweden and the United States. It is about collective work, in a network, rather than the sum of individual contributions.

BIC Classifications

  • Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects (G)
    • Research & information: general (GP)
  • Humanities (H)
    • History (HB)
  • Society & social sciences (J)
    • Education (JN)
      • Teaching of a specific subject (JNU)
  • Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning (R)
    • Geography (RG)

BISAC Classifications

  • History (HIS)
    • HISTORY / General (HIS000000)
  • Science (SCI)
    • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography (SCI030000)
    • SCIENCE / History (SCI034000)
    • SCIENCE / Study & Teaching (SCI063000)
    • SCIENCE / System Theory (SCI064000)

THEMA Classifications

  • Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary subjects (G)
    • Research & information: general (GP)
  • Society & Social Sciences (J)
    • Education (JN)
      • Teaching of a specific subject (JNU)
  • History & Archaeology (N)
    • History (NH)
  • Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning (R)
    • Geography (RG)