G.I.S. A VIEW FROM THE OTHER (DARK?) SIDE: THE PERSPECTIVE OF AN INSTRUCTOR OF INTRODUCTORY GEOGRAPHY COURSES AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL

By Thompson, Derek, University of Maryland

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Publication:
1991
Type:
Article
Journal
Cartographica
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Volume
28
Issue
3
Pages
55-64
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

A review of available software for geographic information systems GIS suggests that they have little current value for teaching fundamental geographic concepts. Modelling and analysis capabilities are limited; multi-media data are not well supported; peda