GIS: The Technology is There but the Teaching is Yet to Catch Up

By Kidman, Gillian, & Palmer, Gina

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Publication:
Routledge Publishers; 2006
Type:
Article
Journal
International Journal in Geographical and Environmental Education
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Volume
15
Issue
3
Pages
289-296
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

The article discusses the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in schools. It states that GIS is a technological tool designed for better effectiveness in teaching. However, some schools denied the use of GIS within the Geography curriculum because