The traditional method of teaching and learning were generally laborious, boring and with dry descriptions. This is particularly true of learning geography, where there is not visual presentation of what the students learn.
This can lead to boredom. S Vishwanath, retired Joint Director of the PU Board has come out with a novel way of making geography interesting, particularly for the students of classes VIII, IX and X. He has come out with audio visual learning DVDs for world geography to meet the requirements of the syllabus prescribes by the Karnataka State Secondary Education Board.
Students are able to observe the geographical features enabling them to acquire a better knowledge and understanding of the subject. Further, this will enhance the efficiency of learning and teachers become more effective in their jobs. The audio visuals films present the learners as per the syllabus prescribed for the students of geography.
The presentation begins from the basic knowledge of geographical situation, land extent, terrain phenomena, climate conditions, water bodies, farming, mining of minerals, manufacturing, tourism, trade and population distributions. The socio-economic activities are revealed to a great extent.
The modern infrastructural networks also appear in the audio visual and become more attractive to observe and understand the achievements caused in various parts of the continents of North America, South America, Australia and Antarctica.
From the simple to complex, extraordinarily presented features illuminate the knowledge of geography from west to east and south to north covering their horizontal and vertical extention of geographical realties. There is an excellent coverage of nature, culture, civilization and multiple activities of people with their traditional and modern living conditions.
Both teachers and pupils with the spirit of will to understand is being injected to them with the help of Audio visual film screening and further to keep evergreen memory in them. This is a significant achievement made by the producers of world geography new vision pertained to North and South America, Australia and white continent Antarctica. Even though details are restricted to the learners of Higher Secondary School Education, they can cause influence on general public.
It is also useful for those candidates appearing for competitive examinations such as IAS, IPS, KPS, KAS, banking, railways recruitment and many others seeking jobs will also significantly get beneficial knowledge with the help of this Audio visuals. In recent years examinations and tests are conducted by various Government and private corporation and agencies adopt the method of objective types of questions.
These questions are also include geographic aspects. The candidates who are good in general geography knowledge easily pass these examinations and tests. The oral questions asked by the members also abundantly related to mountains, rivers, industrial firms, tourist resorts, capital cities, religious centres, rural and urban Infra structures.
The aim of education stands on humanism, tolerance, reason adventure, ideas and the search, for truth. In the modern world we are expected to seek and cultivate the knowledge for the preparation of people for the promotion of good living and shoulder responsibilities. People have to become conscious of their nations physical setting and availabilities of resources.
The study of geography throw light on this and make people to act with awareness. In fact the major objective of education exemplified by the Indian Education commission lies on the creation of centres of excellence.
The Government of Karnataka, particularly administrators, policy and plan makers in field of education should keep on open mind to introduce audio visual use and promote to enrich the knowledge of teachers and enable the young minds questing for knowledge and further illuminate their path to gain development and prosperity in life.
The innovative academic method, approach organization of contents, objective and usefulness extensively used in DVD keep the teachers, pupils and public with enjoyable feelings for a long period of time and as if they have personally visited the continents.
The panoramic beauty of the landscapes with human habitants establish strong and inerasable imprints on the minds of spectators. The academic world open its arms to embrace and taste the knowledge presented by the author of the DVD.
From the beginning to the end the programme of the mosaic, embroidery of landscape Fabric and overall getting enormously increase the value of its utility in the newly designed structure of the academic world. The DVD proved its significance and role in the sphere of modernisation of higher education. Schools and institutions interested in the Geography DVD may contact S Vishwanath on 9945799886.
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