Improving the preparation for fieldwork with IT: two examples from physical geography

By Warburton, J., & Higgitt M.

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Publication:
1997
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Article
Journal
Journal of Geography in Higher Education
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Volume
21
Issue
3
Pages
169-179
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No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

This paper investigates two ways information technology (IT) can enhance fieldwork preparation. The author asserts that geographic information systems (GIS) and computer-based tutorials can help prepare students for fieldwork and that well-prepared studen