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Ch 56: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Introduction to Geography Concepts

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Your preparation for the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination could begin with watching this chapter's educational video lessons on geography concepts. Complete the included quizzes to evaluate your readiness for this teacher certification examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Introduction to Geography Concepts - Chapter Summary

Go over the information in this chapter to discover how much you remember about fundamental geography topics. The online video lessons delve into cultural and human geography and examine some of the regions of North America. Extend your understanding of world history geography and geographical systems analysis as you work through these informational video lessons. The videos could help you with OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination questions related to:

  • Exploring globalization, art, language and other human and cultural geography topics
  • Using spatial analysis to study an area's land
  • Identifying land masses and landforms, such as capes, gulf and peninsulas
  • Locating major regions and sub-regions around the world
  • Comparing relative and absolute location
  • Recognizing vernacular, formal and functional regions
  • Understanding place, space and scale in geography
  • Determining the causes of spatial interaction through movement

This chapter aims to reinforce your knowledge of the geography concepts you studied in college. As you watch the interactive video lessons, make use of the written transcripts and submit your geography questions to the experts. Multiple-choice self-assessment quizzes and a practice chapter examination can familiarize you with the sorts of questions you'll encounter on the OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Introduction to Geography Concepts Chapter Objectives

When you take the five-domain, computer-based OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination, you can showcase everything you learned previously along with the subject matter presented in this Introduction to Geography Concepts chapter. The third domain of the OAE examination is titled, Geography and Culture. The section may require you to demonstrate your knowledge of human systems and populations and display your ability to teach the correlation between humans and the environment. The domain is the equivalent of 19% of the assessment score. There are 150 multiple-choice questions on the examination in total, which could last up to three hours.

7 Lessons in Chapter 56: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Introduction to Geography Concepts
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Human & Cultural Geography: Definition, Characteristics & Studies

1. Human & Cultural Geography: Definition, Characteristics & Studies

Humans don't exist in a vacuum. We live with other humans, and we live in a specific environment. In this lesson, we'll examine human & cultural geography, including what it is, and what types of topics are studied in the field.

Contemporary Approaches in Geography: Area, Spatial, Locational & Geographic Systems Analysis

2. Contemporary Approaches in Geography: Area, Spatial, Locational & Geographic Systems Analysis

If geographers study people and places, exactly how do they look at the information they find? In this lesson, we'll examine contemporary approaches to studying geography, including spatial, area, locational, and systems analysis.

Landforms Created by Waves

3. Landforms Created by Waves

After completing this lesson, you will be able to list coastal landforms and describe how waves create them. A short quiz to test your knowledge follows the lesson.

The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions

4. The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions

The world is a big place, but how well do you know it? In this lesson, we're going to look at a basic overview of major world regions and see how they collectively create the world map.

Types of Regions: Formal, Functional & Vernacular

5. Types of Regions: Formal, Functional & Vernacular

There are many different ways to divide land up into regions. In this lesson, we'll look at the common types of regions in geography, including formal regions, functional regions, and vernacular regions.

Geographical Similarities: Scale, Space & Place

6. Geographical Similarities: Scale, Space & Place

You've probably heard, and even used, the words 'space' and 'place.' But do you know what they mean in the field of cultural geography? In this lesson, we'll look at how geographers define areas, including space, place, and scale.

Spatial Interaction Through Movement: Causes & Examples

7. Spatial Interaction Through Movement: Causes & Examples

In this lesson, you'll consider how geographers examine the flow of products, information, and people. You'll also learn what spatial interaction has to do with you wanting to see your favorite group in concert.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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