GEOGRAPHY ELECTRONIC TEACHING COURSE OF CONTINENTS AND OCEANS FOR THE 7TH FORM
Nowadays a new system of education emerges
Today the first steps in working out of
computer-assisted aids have been made in the field of natural sciences study,
particularly, study of Geography. We have worked out the electronic
teaching aid on Geography of Continents and Oceans for the 7th
form. The author of this aid’s project is O. Ya. Skuratovych, former lecturer
of geography of the
1. Textbook. It consists of 18 topics, planned and approved by the program of the Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine as parts of school Geography course. The textual part is supplied with an audio accompaniment, which induces effective assessment of material. Cartographic materials, schemes, diagrams, tables, soils profiles are added to the textbook. They can be also used for carrying out practical activities.
2. Vocabulary. The vocabulary contains terms and their definitions, necessary for students’ work with geographical material, and it serves for the fixation and control of the assessed knowledge, as well as for the repetition of the main concepts.
3. Tests. The system of test assignments is suggested for the control of material assessment of each topic. The tests imply knowledge of all the topics, the analysis of the adopted information and free operation of the main concepts of the course. This encourages students to carry out self-control of their knowledge, and the teacher to test the level of assessment of this knowledge.
4. Researches. This chapter deals with well-known geographers and travelers. Here one can find interesting facts, the portraits of famous people and the descriptions of the most significant geographic discoveries.