An Assessment Instrument to Measure Geospatial Thinking Expertise

AnAssessmentInstrumenttoMeasureGeospatialThinkingExpertise

By Tu Huynh, & Sharpe, Bob

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Publication:
Taylor & Francis ; 2013
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Article
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Volume
112
Issue
1
Pages
3-17
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Spatial thinking is fundamental to the practice and theory of geography, however there are few valid and reliable assessment methods in geography to measure student performance in spatial thinking. This article presents the development and evaluation of a geospatial thinking assessment instrument to measure participant understanding of spatial relations within a geographic context.