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ERIC Number: EJ1137906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2304-9650
Geography Education Research in Serbia: A Teacher's Perspective
Rajovic, Goran; Bulatovic, Jelisavka
European Journal of Contemporary Education, v6 n1 p100-125 2017
In all European Union countries have harmonized attitudes on the need and improving the quality geographic of education and his innovating. Modernization of geographic education is unthinkable without quality professional and personal development of teacher's geography. Renewal, modernization and supplement professional knowledge and skills acquired in framework of the initial of geographic education it is considered imperative of contemporary education. This paper analyzes the geographical education research on the example of Serbia, from the perspective of geography teachers, and makes an attempt to determine the extent to which teacher's geography use geography education research in their courses and which possible barriers prevent them use the results of geography education research in Serbian classroom environment. The results showed that 26 % of teachers reported that they subscribe to academic journals about geography education research, while 62.4 % of them said that they just follow the publications geography education research. More than 87.6 % of respondents believe that the use of geography education research improves learning, students' motivation and quality of courses, and almost half of the respondents does not think that it is time and excessive class sizes, a reason not to use geography education research in their courses. Geographic education research is a multidimensional concept and cannot be easily estimate only on the basis one study, and solutions should be sought in advocating for one multimodal approach, in which the quality of geographic education research defined through larger number of different, relevant determinants.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Serbia
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