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ERIC Number: EJ946971
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1341
A Method for Teaching Topographic Map Interpretation
Schuit, Walter
Journal of Geography, v110 n5 p209-216 2011
Students learn how to read and interpret topographic maps by using a set of simplified map exercise cards. Students learn in the field as opposed to a traditional classroom. Map symbols, distance, direction, form, and relief are among the map interpretation topics taught with this method. The multiple-choice format of the exercise also allows for immediate student feedback. (Contains 26 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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