JTIE 2014, 6(2):85-90 | 10.5507/jtie.2014.022

THE INFLUENCE OF GEOINFORMATION SYSTEMS USING ON THE GEOGRAPHY PERCEPTION

Milan KUBIATKO, Kateřina MRÁZKOVÁ
Institut výzkumu školy a zdraví, Pedagogická fakulta MU, Poříčí 31a 603 00 Brno, ČR

The using of geoinformation systems (GIS) in the geography teaching is becoming important aspect of the educational process, which support motivation, imagination and also success of pupils and students. The investigation was realized at the lower secondary school pupils and the main aim was to find out the influence of the GIS using in the geography lessons on the geography perception. As the other factors, which were analyzed, were gender and grade of study. The sample size was created by 348 pupils, 96 of them used GIS in the geography lesson and 252 not. As the statistical methods were used the determination of Cronbach's alpha coefficient for the reliability purpose and analysis of variance for the determination of the influence of selected factors on the geography perception.

Keywords: geoinformation systems, geography, lower secondary school pupils

Published: August 1, 2014

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