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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2024, 7(4); doi: 10.25236/FER.2024.070426.

Analysis of Digital Map Application for Middle School Geography


Jun Yang, Junzhe Luo, Zhichao Zhu

Corresponding Author:
Jun Yang

College of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, 321004, Zhejiang, China


This study investigates the application of digital mapping in middle school geography education, addressing the limitations of traditional map teaching methods and the potential of digital maps to enhance geographic learning. Traditional map teaching struggles with outdated data, information overload, and lack of engagement, hindering the development of students' geographic skills. In contrast, digital maps offer real-time updates, diverse presentations, and interactive capabilities, significantly improving the educational process. Through surveys of teachers and students, this paper explores the current use, benefits, and challenges of digital mapping in schools, highlighting the necessity for tailored educational materials, software enhancements, and teacher training. The research underscores the importance of aligning digital map design with educational standards, cognitive development, and student engagement to foster a comprehensive understanding of geography.


Electronic whiteboard, High school geography, Geography teaching, Digital map

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Jun Yang, Junzhe Luo, Zhichao Zhu. Analysis of Digital Map Application for Middle School Geography. Frontiers in Educational Research (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 4: 154-159. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2024.070426.


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