2017

Milyen a jó földrajztankönyv? Értékelési módszerek a 21. században a földrajztankönyvi funkciók időbeli változásának tükrében

Abstract: The study is carried out for highlighting the importance of the improvement of the geography education. The aim is provided an overview about the aspects of book analyses based on the international literature.Attention will be raised for the teachers to reach more success,efficient education, and motivated students. Megjelent: Letölthető változat GeoMetodika 1. 1. pp. […]

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Teachers’ collaboration in virtual reality environments

Abstract: Teachers have to renew their teaching methods for aligning them to the needs of students of the new generations. They have to find new ways of information presentation making it more interesting, motivating and understandable. Technology provides wonderful and smart tools for this work. Virtual reality (VR) environments and applications bring big changes in

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Using a word association method to assess knowledge structure of renewable energy sources at primary level

Abstract: The word association test is a tool suitable for analysing students’ knowledge structure. Using association maps, it can describe the quantitative and qualitative features of the stimuluswords and associations as well as their interconnectedness. Our study demonstrates application of the method through the analysis of 4th and 7th graders’ conceptual structures related to renewable

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Playing on reality: do geomodels improve the perception of geographical terms?

Abstract: Remodeling of geography education has been an ongoing challenge recently. Constructivist pedagogy, employing tools of problem and model-based learning, offers new opportunities to meet these challenges.Geomodels, flumes and stream tables may ease the understanding of geographic processes through hand-onexperience for students. With a computer-controlled geomodel, we analyzed the development of 36 high school students’

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Comparing the Plate-tectonics-related Misconceptions of High School Students and University Undergraduates

Abstract: International research into the nature, emergence, and development of geographical misconceptions is substantial. However, Hungarian educational research lags behind in exploring this phenomenon in detail.The present study identified some plate-tectonics-related misconceptions of three distinctive groups of students: ninth-grade secondary school students as well as university undergraduates consisting of geography B.Sc. students and B.A. students.

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