Relating Cognitive Development To Cartographic Education With A Model Of Orientation Space

Henry W. Castner


An "orientation space" is briefly described as a means of synthesizing a vast literature and of providing psychologists and cartographers with some common ground for discussing the issues of cognitive development in children as they might ap ply to elementary cartographic education. The vast literature refers to the work in many fields on the questions of how children navigate and orient themselves, how they visualize and organize space and spatial relationships, and how they express these ideas graphically.


orientation space; cognition; education

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