An Assessment of the Use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) In Teaching Geography in Singapore Schools

By Yap, Lee Yong, Tan, Geok Chin Ivy, Zhu, Xuan, & Wettasinghe, Marissa C., Singapore

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Publication:
Taylor and Francis; 2008
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Article
Journal
Journal of Geography
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Volume
107
Issue
2
Pages
52-60
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No
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Yes
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Abstract In 1998, geographical information systems (GIS) were introduced to secondary schools in Singapore as a tool for teaching geography at the secondary and junior college levels. However, general observations and feedback from school teachers sugge