Andjelija Ivkov-Dzigurski

Andjelija Ivkov-Dzigurski
University of Novi Sad · Faculty of Science, Department od Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management

PhD

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May 2010 - present
University of Novi Sad
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
October 2005 - May 2010
University of Novi Sad
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
April 2004 - October 2005
University of Novi Sad
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (69)
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Environmental protection contents are characterized by a wide range of interdisciplinarity. They are realized separately within the teaching of biology and geography (5th–8th grade) in elementary school in Serbia. Numerous concepts and facts are similar, especially within the content Nature Protection. The application of an integrative teaching app...
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Apstrakt Upotreba drame je aktivan pristup u procesu učenja gde se učesnici identifikuju s ulogom koju igraju, kao i situacijama u kojima se nalaze. Ovakav segment nastave zapravo zalazi i u vanjezičku kategoriju, jer socijalna interakcija uključuje komuni-kaciju na mnogim nivoima. U užem, konkretnijem smislu, tehnika drame uključuje pantomimu, igr...
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Virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have emerged from the framework of academic and industrial laboratories and have acquired global attention. Currently, the focus shifted from the technologies themselves to finding adequate teaching and learning applications. In this paper, the students' attitudes toward the application of mobile AR (MAR) in...
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Recent years, considering the globalized and multicultural society we live in, foreign languages were given importance. More than a half of the world’s population, more or less make up bilingvists. Development of science and technology and the entire development of humanity due to historical circumstances and geopolitical relations, English languag...
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In recent years, the rapid development of technologies of augmented and virtual reality created new opportunities for the improvement and modernization of geography teaching. Numerous studies indicated that these technologies could positively affect learning outcomes and student motivation. However, actual use in schools is limited, and integration...
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Cultural tourism presents the movement of people caused by the cultural attractions outside their usual place of residence, with the intention to collect new information and experience in order to satisfy their cultural needs. As such, the cultural tourism is one of the selective types of tourism, and is directed to meeting the specific needs relat...
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The rapid development of immersive technologies has opened up the possibilities for using augmented, mixed, and virtual reality in education. The theoretical part of this paper included a literature review of previous studies dealing with the use of augmented and virtual reality in geography teaching and learning. However, a question raised regardi...
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Tradition represents the sum of knowledge, material and spiritual heritage, a set of values, achievements, crafts, rituals, culture and customs. It differs from one nation to another, and it would mean fostering and preserving national identity. It is transferred from generation to generation and conceptualized to satisfy numerous human needs. The...
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Innovations in the field of educational technology are very prominent. The application of immersive virtual reality (VR) in teaching and learning is currently in the focus of interest of researchers dealing with education. Numerous studies indicated that there are significant potential benefits of using this technology to improve learning outcomes...
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The wealth of natural and cultural resources makes the Municipality Žabalj convenient place to stay for tourists. Current tourism offer isn't at a satisfactory level. It should be developed in several ways, one of the ways is a tourist animation. Tourist animation implies active participation of tourist in various forms of tourism. Sports and recre...
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Развој имерзивне виртуелне реалности у последњих неколико година прати и тежња да се ова образовна технологија примени у наставном процесу на свим нивоима образовања. Међутим, интеграција је у пракси ограничена и наставници у Републици Србији који имају приступ овој технологији (било да је опрема у власништву школе или примењују BYOD [bring your ow...
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Purpose – The main purpose of this research is to analyze tourists motives and residents attitude towards the cruisers (positive and negative) in the case of Novi Sad and Belgrade, the popular port of calls on the Pan-European Corridor VII. Methodology – The survey was conducted among the travelers and residents, first one aiming to exam the travel...
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This paper discusses the methodological procedures of application of teaching aids through the subjects: World around us, Nature and Society and Geography, as well as an adequate choice of teaching resources that encourage students to earn a permanent knowledge. The idea is to use teaching aids in active teaching and to turn it into the practical u...
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This article deals with the issue of low fertility in Serbia. In the case of the municipality of Bela Palanka, the authors made an attempt to establish the actual causes of this phenomenon and to examine the attitudes of the female population considering their decision against parturition, i.e. giving birth to more children. Based on the research r...
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Virtual reality represents simulated three-dimensional environment created by hardware and software, which providing realistic experience and possibility of interaction to the end-user. Benefits provided by immersive virtual reality in educational setting were recognised in the past decades, however mass application was left out due to the lack of...
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Nowadays, people are paying more attention to spending their leisure time, primarily due to the fact that number, type and importance of various activities increased. Due to variety of activities, tourism demand became more sophisticated. Also, new human needs are constantly developing and people are seeking the new ways to satisfy them. Some of th...
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The idea of problem-based teaching, i.e. learning through solving problems, is not a new one, but has been fairly neglected in the teaching process. The aim of this research is to consider the possibility of applying this learning model in teaching geography in primary and grammar schools. This teaching model was proposed for the presentation of th...
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The subject of the work is to determine the possibilities of application of programmed instruction in the teaching of geography in the case of the sixth grade students of the second cycle of education. On the basis of an experimental research the rationale for the use of this form of acquiring knowledge during the classes of processing new material...
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Roma in Serbia still do not have equal access to quality education. Roma children are more increasingly present in the school system in Serbia, which shows that there is a trend in decreasing differences among pupils. Inclusion should make education more accessible and of better quality for Roma children. Serbia is on the right track to achieve thi...
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Internet je informacije i znanje učinio lako dostupnim svima, što je drastično povećalo mogućnosti za unapređenje obrazovanja svakog pojedinca. Masovni otvoreni onlajn kursevi (MOOK) su postali globalno prisutni u neformalnom i doživotnom obrazovanju miliona ljudi (u manjem obimu postali su i deo formalnog visokog obrazovanja, ukoliko matični unive...
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Management of a complex events such as hybrid ones, relies on understanding a modern market trends. The purpose of this study is to determine visitors' motives for attending a hybrid event, to identify clusters based on those motives, and to help organizers and exhibitors to meet visitors' expectations. Therefore, authors performed ANOVA analysis,...
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Leisure time, as the time used to engage in a variety of activities, should provide a sense of satisfaction and relaxation. In order to satisfy the needs of the visitors and their desire to experience something new and authentic in tourist destination, it is very important to know what their choices are with regard to leisure activities. The aim of...
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The aim of this research was to ascertain the competencies of grammar school students who learn geographic features of Europe by applying selected didactical principles. The research included 2nd grade students of "Laza Kostić" Grammar School in Novi Sad (North Serbia). Selected classess were divided into two groups of students. The experimental gr...
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This research examined the residents’ profile, attitudes, and perception towards tourism development based on 176 respondents interviewed. Residents’ attitudes toward tourism were measured by adapting 24 items from the Tourism Impact Attitude Scale developed by Lankford and Howard (1994). This study aimed at identifying the relationships between re...
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Vojvodina is a province in the north of Serbia. Its main social geographic characteristic is its multiethnic feature. A big number of ethnical groups in such a small territory (about 21,000 km2) is a consequence of historical events and migrations both in the distant and recent past. Migration during the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy influenced the mig...
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In the area of Sombor and Apatin there are a number of cultural institutions. The paper will cover the Museum of silk damask in Bezdan, Tobacco Museum in Tele~ka and the Ethnological Exhibition in Kupusina. The aim of this paper is to assess the market attractiveness, the sensitivity of cultural property, the state of repair, the existence of cultu...
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Problem-Based Learning (PBL) represents a major development and change in educational practice that continues to have a large impact across subjects and disciplines worldwide. PBL is a successful teaching and learning strategy used to engage students in deep rather than surface learning and where the learning is student focused rather than teacher...
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Festivals are taking an increasingly more significant place among contemporary Serbian tourism products. They represent a unique visitor experience enabling the fulfillment of the wish to meet the Serbian culture, socialize, directly participate and entertain oneself. Also, festivals are an ever more significant factor in the selection of tourist d...
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Leisure time is supposed to be the time of happiness, pleasure and the time when people fulfill their needs. Traveling is an especially significant aspect of leisure time. The aim of this research is to identify the basic ways Serbian residents spend leisure time, focusing on their travel habits, as well as to identify the possible development dire...
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The creation of Attractive Quality product is one of the modern approaches in the improvement of organization business. It is important to distinguish the levels of a hotel product. The highest level of the Attractive Quality in hospitality is reflected in specialized types of a hotel product, created in order to satisfy and thrill the guest. The M...
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This article offers an ethnographic exploration of the Vlachs in the Branicevo region of Serbia. The Vlachs rarely exist anywhere as a distinct ethnic group due to their permanent assimilation with other ethnic groups. The thing that has always been linked to the folklore of the Vlachs and still attracts a large number of people to come and visit s...
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This paper reports on the basic characteristics of agricultural activity in the Republic of Serbia, which to a great extent determines the diet of the population of the country. Fertile soil and suitable climate provide conditions for the development of rural areas, both by farming and by animal breeding. The amount of cultivable soil in Serbia is...
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In today's world, leisure time is supposed to be a happy, satisfactory time when one fulfills their needs. Traveling is an especially significant aspect of leisure time. The aim of this study is to identify the basic ways of spending leisure time of Serbian residents, with a focus on their traveling habits, on a sample of 257 respondents. The task...
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The tourism industry is a great potential for the development of Serbia. The main characteristics of the existing and potential tourist offer of Serbia are interesting and diverse natural resources and cultural and historical heritage. Felix Romuliana, established palace of the Roman emperor Galerius, is located in the valley of the Black Timok, ne...
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“Spring of Novi Sad” is an event, which represents an important part of the event offer of Novi Sad, and on the basis of classification of events on the tourism value, event is very significant on the province level too. The event has become more recognisable as environmentally friendly brand and according to its model, similar events are organised...
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The paper examines the concept and measurement of quality of service in the hotel sector. The ratings of guests’ expectations and calculations of SERVQUAL gap (discrepancies between expectations and perceptions), has been the most reliable method in estimating the precise diagnosis of quality deficiency. The findings of questionnaire research aimed...
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Border region of Northern Banat consists of three Banat municipalities. These municipalities are bordering with Romania and they occupy the ultimate eastern, peripheral position in Serbia. The number of inhabitants in border municipalities shows the declining tendency and a high unemployment rate is one of the causes of constant decline in the numb...
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From antiquity to the present day, people have used globes to model the world around them. Globes serve many different functions, from practical tools to representations of power, and have been produced for a variety of audiences, including as children's teaching objects, sailors' navigation aids and gentlemen's status symbols. Globes faithfully r...
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In the 1980, tourism went through a relatively high degree of rise and it became an important factor of national economy, showing its vitality in the age of unstable economic and monetary movements, and in most part, it stood out as a part of economy that affects the economic activation of human resources to a large extent, so, in that way, it alle...
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One of the rules in tourism is that visitor demand depends on and is based on attractions. Talking about attraction interpretation necessitates is considering why a visitor at any time would like to visit a place, event or a site. Tourism in heritage sites is a relatively young and immature activity in Serbia, and the interpretation on these sites...
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Within a more globalised and growing tourism, the role of cultural tourism and other niche sectors is becoming of strategic importance. This study tries to examine the management practices in using representative cultural assests in Serbia, on the example of two most representative fortresses Belgrade and Petrovaradin fortresses. The reason Belgrad...
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Acquiring ethnological notions and noticing cause and effect relations between ethnology and other disciplines especially geography, is of great importance for education of students of geography. Studying the components of ethnology has long tradition at the university of Novi Sad , at the Department for geography, tourism and hotel management. At...
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One of the rules in tourism is that visitor demand depends on and is based on attractions. Talking about attraction interpretation necessitates is considering why a visitor at any time would like to visit a place, event or a site. Tourism in heritage sites is a relatively young and immature activity in Serbia, and the interpretation on these sites...
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The changes in the population number of Banat were frequent, because the periods of demographic and economic prosperity were followed by the periods of recession and depopulation. Major demographic changes were caused by moving of people, wars, epidemics and extinction, elemental and organized migrations, changes of countries and their borders, dif...
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Economic geography is one of the most significant and highly ranked social and geographical scientific branches within the educational system of Serbia. Economy is closely related to population and settlement development and thus incorporated within a substantial number of courses, contributing to the educational role of such content. The paper hig...
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Bordering area of the Banat region consists of nine municipalities. These municipalities border with Romania and have the furthest, peripheral eastern position in Vojvodina. Demographic situation of this area is generally not favourable and one of the main problems is high unemployment rate. In order to improve the current demographic situation, it...
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The aging of population in Vojvodina Province is one of the main political, national and economical issues. This paper presents the demograpic situation in municipality of Kanjiza, researching the age structure. The aging is one of the most important demographic characteristics, which analyses the stage of development of a certain population. The c...
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The aging of population in Vojvodina Province is one of the main political, national and economical issues. This paper presents the demographic situation in municipality of Kanjiza, researching the age structure. The aging is one of the most important demographic characteristics, which analyses the stage of development of a certain population. The...
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Geography is a science that follows modern trends in the development of contemporary science. One of the crucial things that gives teaching process a high quality in the application of modern techniques and methods. Modern organization of the teaching process in primary and secondary schools is unimaginable without innovations. This would mean chan...
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Arithmetic mean age of 41.0, according to the census in 2002 in Vojvodina, combined with other parameters implies that the population in Vojvodina is old population, which is unfavorable condition. The population number has been constantly decreasing, coupled with the decrease in younger population, which has reproductive capacities, and the mature...
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Current travels aiming at relaxation, entertainment and meeting other cultures and customs are becoming ever-demanding compared to travels in the near and distant past. Tourist offer has entered the phase when accommodation, food, favorable climate, even cultural and historical sights do not seem to be crucial factors which influence the decision o...
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A series of data indicates characteristic traits of contracting marriages or nuptiality, based on which a situation in the village of Lokve can be reported as well as similarities and differences in relation to other settlements in Banat. In the first part of the paper an analysis of global indicators of Lokve nuptiality is made. The average age of...
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XX века и на почетак XXI века. То је период интензивног привредног развоја, а нарочито развоја туризма. Број становника и густина становништва су због тога повећани. Након Другог светског рата, размештај становништва био је под утицајем природно-географских фактора. Након тога, на њега су снажно утицали демографски, друштвено историјски и економски...