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Longan, Michael W.; Owusu, Francis; Roseman, Curtis C. – Journal of Geography, 2008 is a Web portal that provides easy access to high quality Web sites that focus on places from around the world. It is intended for use by a wide range of people, including professional geographers, teachers and students at all levels, and the general public. This article explores the potential uses of PlacesOnLine as an…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Educational Resources, Teaching Methods
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de Souza, Anthony R. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Instructors at all levels can draw on a large number of geography software programs for use on microcomputers. This annotated listing describes some of these software programs. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lewis, Lawrence T. – Journal of Geography, 1985
This annotated listing cites geography software programs for use on IBM personal computers. Included are programs that can be used at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. (RM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction
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Proctor, James D.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1995
Describes a pilot project that implemented and tested an interactive system of multimedia computer learning modules for an introductory human geography course. The project used a sequential learning process moving from initial concepts, to collaborative writing, and on to geographical analyses by the students. Includes assignment examples, system…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
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Cox, Ann Curtis – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a geography program to show students why the European Community was formed. Involves student research of economic data, creation of a computer database on the European Community, and simulation of trading. Emphasizes geographic themes of movement, region formation, and change in response to economic forces. Includes game rules, sample…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Games, Computer Simulation, Databases
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Moseley, William G. – Journal of Geography, 2001
Describes a computer program called RiskMap. Explains that after completing an assignment on rural economics and hunger dynamics in Africa, students showed an increased level of understanding and felt that using RiskMap was helpful in learning the material. Includes references. (DAJ)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Benefits, Foreign Countries, Higher Education