Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

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Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIScaT) has been at the forefront of education innovation in geography and allied sciences for two decades. Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education is an invaluable reference for educators and researchers working in GIScaT, providing coverage of the latest innovations in the field and discussion of what the future holds for GI Science education in the years to come. This book clearly documents teaching innovations and takes stock of lessons learned from experience in the discipline. The content will be of interest both to educators and researchers working in GIScaT, and to educators in other related fields. More importantly, this book also anticipates some of the opportunities and challenges in GI Science and Technology education that may arise in the next decade. As such it will be of interest to chairs, deans, administrators, faculty in other subfields, and educators in general. Innovative book taking a look at recent innovations and teaching developments in the course provision of GI Science and Technology in higher education. Edited by leaders in the field of GIScaT who have been at the forefront of education innovation in GI Science and allied science subjects. Provides coverage of GISc a Technology in a range of institutional settings from an international perspective at all levels of higher education. An invaluable text for all educators within the field of GIScaT and allied subjects with advice from experts in the field on best practice. Includes coverage and practical advice on curriculum design, teaching with GIS technology, distance and eLearning with global examples from leading academics in the field.Confidence in the value of spatial analysis within the social sciences has inspired whole new academic programs, such as the multi-disciplinary PhD program in Spatially Integrated Social Sciences at the University of Toledo (USA).


Title:Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education
Author: David Unwin
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-12-30
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