Using multimedia CD-ROMs during lessons have several advantages. It supports individual learning and increases creativity. It is proven by experiments that the rate of the acquisition of factual knowledge improves if multimedia is used during the teaching and learning process while the time spent on learning decreases.
Multimedia brings forth a new and efficient way to spread information. It provides new opportunities to create a new learning environment in the teaching process. Moreover, by applying multimedia programs, geography teachers do not have to carry the visual aids to the classroom anymore. With a projector connected to the computer, the students can see the visual aids enlarged their teacher has prepared.
Most of the current CDs contain plenty of information on the given subject and are well-illustrated. Certain CDs are created specifically for teaching purposes. There are multimedia teaching programs as well that do not require informatic knowledge from their user.