College Geography Teachers
On the Job
College Geography Teachers teach courses pertaining to geography, such as world geography, geography of American cities, or political geography. They may do research.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
- Guide class discussions.
- Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Develop instructional materials.
- Maintain student records.
- Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
- High levels of competition.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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