Departmental Bulletin Paper 創価大学教育学部における地理学巡検の試み
Field Excursion in Geography Classes

久保, 幸夫  ,  KUBO, Sachio

(67)  , pp.143 - 160 , 2016-03-31 , 創価大学教育学部・教職大学院
In Soka University, one-day field excursion trips are organized as practical learning,for students who aim to obtain teachers’ certificates in geography and history. Accordingto the official school curriculums of geography, major landforms must be taught,however, most college students do not know basic geomorphology. As the university islocated on the western rim of Kanto Plain, most of alluvial landforms can be observedwithin two hour distance. Also historical monuments from the Neolithic Jomon Era.Seven trips are organized in a school year, mostly on weekends. Although attendanceto the trips are voluntary, students can earn some bonus points when they submitworksheets. Destinations are Takao-san, Enoshima(marine landforms and active faults),Kamakura(medieval city and Tsunami disaster), Tamagawa-Josui (water supply canalbuilt in Edo Era), Hino Terrace, Kokubunji area, Nogawa River (along terrace scarp),Jindaiji (oldest buddhist temple in Tama region founded by Korean immigrants), Jomonand Yayoi settlement ruins in Tama region, Todoroki-Valley (outcrop of sediments andriver piracy), famous Jiyugaoka -Denenchofu residential development area of 1920s.

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