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This Course will explain how Geography teachers can develop Visualization and Spatial Understanding skills of students using Google Maps and My Maps and enhance their understanding of Geography concepts. The course will demonstrate the features of Google Maps using which teachers can take students on a virtual 3D tour of any location in the world. The course will also demonstrate how Geography teachers can create personalized maps based on the needs and requirements of their students and develop their application skills of the concepts learnt by using My Maps

What will you learn

After completing the course, you will be able to use all features of Google Maps and My Maps to enhance the knowledge and skills of students in Geography concepts in an engaging and interesting manner

1. Visualization
2. Spatial Understanding
3. Problem-solving
4. Creativity
5. Real-life Application
6. Communication
7. Collaboration"

Course Content

Understanding Basics of Google Maps

3 hr(s)

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Introduction - Understanding Basics of Google Maps
Questionnaire

Explore

Understanding - Introduction to Google Maps
Virtual Tour via Google Maps
Conclusion
Game

Assess

Questionnaire

Further Readings

Further Reading
Glossary

Creating Customised Maps using 'My Maps'

3 hr(s)

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Introduction - Creating Customised Maps using 'My Maps'
Questionnaire

Explore

Adding Layers and Locations in your Customised Map
Adding Geographical features to your Customised Map
Conclusion
Game

Assess

Questionnaire

Further Readings

Further Reading
Glossary
Q1 What does the course focus on?
Ans: The course focuses on developing Visualization and Spatial Understanding skills of students using Google Maps and My Maps and enhance their understanding of Geography concepts.

Q2 What will I learn at the end of the course?

Ans: At the end of the course, you will be able to use all features of Google Maps and My Maps to enhance the knowledge and skills of students in Geography concepts in an engaging and interesting manner

Q3. Is there any eligibility criteria or pre-requisites for enrolling in the modules/courses?
Ans: There are no pre-requisites or eligibility criteria for enrolling in a module/course. Anyone with some basic knowledge and interest in teaching field can opt for it.

Q4. Will I get Certification for completing the course?
Ans: You will receive a Certificate after completing a full course.

Q5. Is it necessary to follow the structure while doing a course?
Ans: It is recommended to follow the given structure for better understanding of the course.

Q6. Can I enroll in more than one course or module at a time?
Ans: Yes, you can enroll in more than one course or module at a time.
Using Google Maps for Teaching Geography
Innovative Teaching Strategies 68 Enrollment Created By: Gurushala

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2 Modules Commitment: 3 hrs per week Assessments Certificate on Completion
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