The Current State of Field Research and Map Use in Junior and Senior High School Geography in Japan
吉田, 和義Kazuyoshi, YOSHIDA
149 , 2018-03-31 , 創価大学教育学部・教職大学院
The main purpose of this paper is to clarify the current state of field research in juniorand senior high school geography in Japan. National Curriculum Standards emphasize theoutside field research not only in junior high school but also in senior high school. The aim offield research is for students to understand geographical phenomena in a local area throughobservation and investigation and also to master the perspective and method for investigation.The training sessions on field research are necessary for teachers to acquire research and mapskills.