GIS Education at Geographical Departments in Japanese Universities in Relation to the Japan Standard GIS Core Curriculum

By Sasaki, Midori, Oguchi, Takashi, Okabe, Atsuyuki, & Sadahiro, Yukio, Hiroshima Shudo University, Hiroshima, Japan

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Faculty of Human Environmental Studies
Publication:
2008
Type:
Article
Journal
International Journal in Geographical and Environmental Education
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Volume
17
Issue
4
Pages
298-306
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Geographic information system (GIS) education in Japan lags far behind that in Western developed countries. As such the development of systematic GIS education in Japanese universities, including the preparation of a GIS standard curriculum, becomes an ur