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Teaching geographic information science and technology in higher education

Author: D Unwin
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Blackwell, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Unwin
ISBN: 9780470748565 0470748567 9781119950585 1119950589 9781119950592 1119950597 9781119962434 1119962439 9781119962441 1119962447
OCLC Number: 731536352
Description: xviii, 478 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: GIS & T in higher education : challenges for educators, opportunities for education / Kenneth E. Foote [and others] --
Making the case for GIS & T in higher education / Diana S. Sinton --
The internationalization of Esri higher education support, 1992-2009 / Michael Phoenix --
Reflections on curriculum development in the US and abroad : from core curriculum to body of knowledge / Karen K. Kemp --
Using the GIS & T Body of Knowledge for curriculum design : different design for different contexts / Steven D. Prager --
Scope and sequence in GIS & T education : learning theory, learning cycles and spiral curricula / Kenneth E. Foote --
Building dynamic, ontology-based alternative paths for GIS & T curricula / Marco Painho and Paula Curvelo --
Addressing misconceptions, threshold concepts, and troublesome knowledge in GIScience education / Matthew Bampton --
Active pedagogy leading to deeper learning : fostering metacognition and infusing active learning into the GIS & T classroom / Richard B. Schultz --
Where to begin? : getting started teaching GIS & T / Eric West --
Issues in curriculum and course design : discussion and prospect / Kenneth E. Foote --
The University of Minnesota master of geographic information science (MGIS) program : a decade of experience in professional education / Susanna A. McMaster and Robert B. McMaster --
Geospatial education at US community colleges / Ann Johnson --
The GIS Professional Ethics project : practical ethics for GIS professionals / David DiBiaser [and others] --
An exploration of spatial thinking in introductory GIS courses / Injeong Jo [and others] --
Teaching spatial literacy and spatial technologies in the digital humanities / David J. Bodenhamer and Ian N. Gregory --
Discussion and prospect / David J. Unwin --
Virtual geographic environments / Gary Priestnall [and others] --
Using web-based GIS and virtual globes in undergraduate education / Lynn Songer --
Trying to build a wind farm in a national park : experiences of a geocollaboration experiment in Second Life / Nick J. Mount and Gary Priestnall --
From location-based services to location-based learning : challenges and opportunities for higher education / David M. Mountain --
GIS is dead, long live GIS & T : an educational commentary on the opening of Pandora's Box / Nicholas J. Tate --
Media and communications systems in cartographic education / William Cartwright --
UNIGIS : networked learning over a distance / Josef Strobl --
The Esri Virtual Campus / Nick Frunzi --
Delivering GIScience education via blended learning : the GITTA experience / Robert Weibel [and others] --
GIS & T in the open educational resources movement / David DiBiase --
Experiences in "e" and "distance-" learning : a personal account / David J. Unwin --
Ways forward for GIS & T education / David DiBiase [and others].
Responsibility: editors, David J. Unwin [and others].
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