Communities, Cartography and GIS: Enhancing Undergraduate Geographic Education with Service Learning

By Hawthorne, Timothy L., Columbus State University

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Publication:
2011
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Article
Journal
Journal of Applied Geospatial Research
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Volume
2
Issue
2
Pages
1-16
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No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

This paper discusses an introductory cartography and GIS service learning course. The service learning experience, highlighted by a final mapping project and community presentation, resulted in 3,000 student-designed maps being distributed to community re