Development of Teaching Materials Based on Geographical Information Systems: An Example on Symbolic Sites in Turkey

Kübra Eren, Özlem Yağbasan

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In the present study, ArcGIS program, widely utilized Geographical Information System (GIS) software, was used to outline the stages of material development for geography courses. The aim was to provide the teachers with an example on how to develop materials using GIS rather than developing materials for all topics of the geography courses. In that context, the basics of how to use the “Hyperlink” feature were provided through a step-by-step approach. The geography teachers may easily develop their own materials by following the foregoing stages explained in the paper. These materials may help improving the attention and attitudes of students towards courses significantly and ensure that the topics are better understood.


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