McHoul, A. (1990) Commonsense geography. Geographical Education, 6 (2). pp. 50-53.
Presents an ethnomethodological study of how Australian high school geography teachers and students rely on common sense knowledge and reasoning to facilitate learning. Analyzes portions of transcripts from a class activity in which students built a scale model of a city. Explains location categorization devices, illustrating how learning involves practical reasoning based on culture-bound knowledge.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Humanities|
|Publisher:||Australian Geography Teachers Association|
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