Geography Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Also called: Associate Professor, Geography Instructor, Geography Professor, Professor

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • history and archeology
    Math and Science
  • geography
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Geographic information system GIS software
    Analytical or scientific software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Desire2Learn

Education:

    doctoral degree
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