Selected articles related to NCRGE projects

Anthamatten, P., Bryant, L., Ferrucci, B., Jennings, S., & Theobald, R. (2018). Giant maps as pedagogical tools for teaching geography and mathematics. Journal of Geography,

Boehm, R.G., Solem, M., Zadrozny, J. (2018). The Rise of Powerful Geography. The Social Studies, 109(2): 125-125.

Choi, Y. (2021). Geography achievement and Opportunity to Learn: A focus on computer and educational technology, Journal of Geography, DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2021.2000010

Huynh, N., Solem, M., & Bednarz, S. (2014). A Road Map for Learning Progressions Research in Geography, Journal of Geography, 114 (2): 69-79.

Journal of Geography special issue on “Learning Progressions and Place”, 2018, Vol 117, Issue 3.

Lambert, D., Solem, M., & Tani, S. (2015). Achieving human potential through geography education: a capabilities approach to curriculum making in schools. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 105(4): 723-735.

Lambert, D., & Solem, M. (2017). Rediscovering the teaching of geography with the focus on quality. Geographical Education, 30: 8-15.

Larsen, T.B. & Solem, M. (2022) Conveying the Applications and Relevance of the Powerful Geography Approach through Humanitarian Mapping, The Geography Teacher, 19:1, 43-49, DOI: 10.1080/19338341.2021.2008470

Makowsky, M. & Martin, Z. (2021). Geography Achievement and Opportunity to Learn: A Focus on the Attitudes of Teachers and Students, Journal of Geography, DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2021.2000011

Oda, K., Herman, T., & Hasan, A. (2019). Properties and Impacts of TPACK-Based GIS Professional Development for in-Service Teachers. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, DOI: 10.1080/10382046.2019.1657675

Paulus, L. & Nolan, K. (2021) Geography achievement and Opportunity to Learn: A focus on curriculum organization and content, Journal of Geography, DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2021.2001030

Rueschhoff, J. & Palma, H. (2021): Geography Achievement and Opportunity to Learn: A Focus on Teacher Quality, Journal of Geography, DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2021.2005667

Solem, M. & Boehm, R.G. (2018). Research in geography education: moving from declarations and road maps to actions. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 27(3): 191-198. View ePrint.

Solem, M., & Boehm, R.G. (2017). Transformative Research in Geography Education: The Role of a Research Coordination Network, The Professional Geographer. View ePrint.

Solem, M. & Stoltman, J. (2020) The NAEP Geography Assessment: Will It Come Back?, Journal of Geography, DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2020.1773903

Solem, M., Stoltman, J., Lane, R., Bourke, T., Chang, C., and Viehrig, K. (2018). An Assessment Framework and Methodology for a Trends in International Geography Assessment Study (TIGAS). Geographical Education, 31: 7-15.

Solem, M., Vaughan, P., Savage, C., & De Nadai, A.S. (2021). Student- and school-level predictors of geography achievement in the United States, 1994 – 2018. Journal of Geography. Open Access.

Solem, M. (2022). The NAEP Data Explorer: Digging Deeper into K-12 Geography Achievement and Why It Matters, The Geography Teacher, 19(1): 12-21. E-print.

Solem, M. (2022). The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): A Closer Look at US Gaps and Trends in Geography Achievement. In: Bourke T., Mills R., Lane R. (eds) Assessment in Geographical Education: An International Perspective. Key Challenges in Geography (EUROGEO Book Series). Springer, Cham.

Solem, M. (2022) Geography Achievement and Future Geographers, The Professional Geographer, DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2022.2081227. Open Access.

Summers, E. J., Zadrozny, J., Van Overschelde, J. P., Huynh, N. T., Solem, M, & Boehm , R, G. (2017). Integrating geospatial technology in pre-service teacher training programs. Research in Geographic Education, 19(1): 102-126.

Walkington, H., Dyer, S., Solem, M., Haigh, M., Waddington, S. (2018). A Capabilities Approach to Higher Education: Geocapabilities and implications for geography curricula, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 42(1), 7-24.


Research in Geographic Education

  • Volume 19, No. 2 features articles by the 2016 recipients of transformative research grants from NCRGE.
  • Volume 20, No. 1 features articles by the 2017 recipients of transformative research grants from NCRGE.
  • Volume 21, No. 2 features articles by the 2018 recipients of transformative research grants from NCRGE.



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