Concept acquisition in geography of secondary school pupils
Rasengane, Lillian Tendani
This study investigated the causes of difficulty experienced by Standard Nine Venda pupils in acquiring hierarchical geographical concepts. The study also focussed on intervention methods to assist pupils acquire concepts so that they could be able to transfer them to other situations. The literature was surveyed for background information on the role of prior knowledge, the transfer for attained concepts, instructional organization in acquiring concepts, and language and concept acquisition.