J-Reading - Journal of Research and Didactics in Geography

Open International Journal of Italian Association of Geography Teachers



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No 2 (2015)

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Table of Contents


Unequal Geographies PDF
Gino De Vecchis
Didactic Applications of Social Networks – Essays in the 1st cycle in Geography at the University of Porto (UP) PDF
Elsa Pacheco, Laura Soares, António Costa, Cristiana Martinha
GIS4RISKS: Geographic Information System for Risk Image – Safety Key. A methodological contribution to optimise the first geodynamic post-event phases and to face emergencies PDF
Valerio Baiocchi, Cristiano Pesaresi
Geographies of escape. A fact-finding and didactic survey on asylum seekers at the CARA of Castelnuovo di Porto – Rome PDF
Flavia Cristaldi, Sandra Leonardi, Antonio Tintori
Story Maps at school: teaching and learning stories with maps PDF
Miriam Marta, Paolo Osso
The changing relations between school, food and agriculture. The case of the educational farms in Sardinia PDF
Andrea Corsale
English lessons: the changing nature of geography curriculum and assessment in England PDF
Alan Kinder
Geography and disability: a reflection on opportunities offered by teaching geography to dyslexic students PDF
Renata Allegri
Geographies of escape. A fact-finding and didactic survey on asylum seekers at the CARA of Castelnuovo di Porto - Rome
Sandra Leonardi, Flavia Cristaldi, Antonio Tintori

The language of images (edited by Elisa Bignante and Marco Maggioli)

Pantanî Blog: Using ICT for Safeguarding and Sharing Indigenous Social Memory PDF
Géraud de Ville, Grace Albert, Abigail Buckley, Kenneth Butler, Lakeram Haynes

Geographical notes and (practical) considerations

International Year of Global Understanding. An Interview with Benno Werlen PDF
Benno Werlen
EUGEO Commitment to Geographical Education: from the “Rome Declaration” to the “New International Charter on Geography Education” PDF
Massimiliano Tabusi

Editor in Chief: Gino De Vecchis (Italy).

Associate Editors: Cristiano Giorda (Italy), Cristiano Pesaresi (Italy), Joseph P. Stoltman (USA), Sirpa Tani (Finland).

Scientific Committee: Eyüp Artvinli (Turkey), Caterina Barilaro (Italy), Giuliano Bellezza (Italy), Tine Béneker (Netherlands), Andrea Bissanti (Italy), Gabriel Bladh (Sweden), Carlo Blasi (Italy), Laura Cassi (Italy), Raffaele Cattedra (Italy), Claudio Cerreti (Italy), Giorgio Chiosso (Italy), Sergio Conti (Italy), Egidio Dansero (Italy), Martin R. Degg (UK), Giuseppe Dematteis (Italy), Karl Donert (UK), Pierpaolo Faggi (Italy), Franco Farinelli (Italy), Maurizio Fea (Italy), Maria Fiori (Italy), Hartwig Haubrich (Germany), Vladimir Kolosov (Russian Federation), John Lidstone (Australia), Svetlana Malkhazova (Russian Federation), Jerry Mitchell (USA), Josè Enrique Novoa-Jerez (Chile), Daniela Pasquinelli d’Allegra (Italy), Petros Petsimeris (France), Bruno Ratti (Italy), Roberto Scandone (Italy), Giuseppe Scanu (Italy), Lidia Scarpelli (Italy), Rana P.B. Singh (India), Claudio Smiraglia (Italy),  Michael Solem (USA), Hiroshi Tanabe (Japan), Angelo Turco (Italy), Joop van der Schee (Netherlands), Isa Varraso (Italy), Bruno Vecchio (Italy), Tanga Pierre Zoungrana (Burkina Faso). Secretary of coordination: Marco Maggioli (Italy) and Massimiliano Tabusi (Italy), Han Zeng Lin (China).

Editorial Board: Riccardo Morri (Chief), Sandra Leonardi (Assistant Chief),  Victoria Bailes, Daniela De Vecchis, Assunta Giglio, Daniele Ietri.

Referee: Ronald F. Abler (USA), Marina Arshinova (Russian Federation), Mahmoud Ashour (Egypt), Margherita Azzari (Italy), Susan Ball (France), Tiziana Banini (Italy), Nathalíe Barrette (Canada), Gianfranco Battisti (Italy), Elisa Bignante (Italy), Josep Vincent Boira (Spain), Edoardo Boria (Italy), Giuseppe Borruso (Italy), Antonio Brusa (Italy), Carlo Brusa (Italy), Barbara Bruschi (Italy), Andrea Cantile (Italy), Claudio Caputo (Italy), Ester Capuzzo (Italy), Benedetta Castiglioni (Italy), Filippo Celata (Italy), Antonio Ciaschi (Italy), Pamela Cowan (UK), Flavia Cristaldi (Italy), Paolo Crivelli (Switzerland), Stefano De Rubertis (Italy), Corrado De Vito (Italy), Elena Dai Prà (Italy), Christopher Dibben (UK), Fabio Fatichenti (Italy), Andrea Favretto (Italy), Carina Fearnley (Great Britain), Marina Fuschi (Italy), Graziella Galliano (Italy), Floriana Galluccio (Italy), Emanuela Gamberoni (Italy), Josè Gambino (Italy), María Manuela Redondo García (Spain), Dino Gavinelli (Italy), Francesco Giannattasio (Italy), Alessandra Giannelli (Italy), Giovanni Giuriati (Italy), Alba Belén Hermosilla González (Spain), Andrea Guaran (Italy), Idrissi Janati M'Hammed (Morocco), Oxana A. Klimanova (Russian Federation),  Peter Jordan (Austria), Stefano Malatesta (Italy), Miriam Marta (Italy), Cristiana Martinha (Portugal), Éric Mottet (Canada), Monica Meini (Italy), Paolo Molinari (Italy), Monica Morazzoni (Italy), Giuseppe Naglieri (Italy), Ilovan Oana-Ramona (Romania), Paolo Osso (Italy), Vincenzo Pacifici (Italy), Cosimo Palagiano (Italy), Davide Papotti (Italy), Andrea Pavesi (Italy), Antonella Pietta (Italy), Carlo Pongetti (Italy), Matteo Puttilli (Italy), Abdul Rashid Bin Mohamed Shariff (Malaysia), Maria Ronza (Italy), Eliseu Saverio Sposito (Brazil), Andrea Riggio (Italy), Lorena Rocca (Italy), Giuseppe Rocca (Italy), Maria Cristina Salvatore (Italy), Marcos A. Saquet (Brazil), Enrico Squarcina (Italy), Maria Teresa Taviano (Italy), Alberto Vanolo (Italy), Jorge Virchez (Canada), Zhang Wei (China).

Sponsoring Organizations:

Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University


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