Teaching Introductory Geographic Information Systems through Problem-based Learning and Public Scholarship

By Read, Jane M.

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Publication:
2010
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Article
Journal
Journal of Geography in Higher Education
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Volume
34
Issue
3
Pages
379-399
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Yes
Description:

Teaching geographic information systems (GIS) requires linking concepts with technical skills, which can be challenging, especially in standard lecture and laboratory-format courses. This paper reports on an introductory undergraduate GIS course that inco