USING GIS TO DRIVE RESEARCH IN UNDERGRADUATE HISTORY CLASSES - A REPORT ON FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIMENTATION WITH THE MODERN WORLD HISTORY SURVEY COURSE.

By Brown, Jim

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Publication:
2008
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Article
Journal
Journal of the Association for History & Computing
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Volume
11
Issue
2
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Requiring students to give geographic information systems (GIS)-based presentations of their research projects near the end of term has had two results: 1) a marked increase in class interest in the presentations of their peers, and 2) a deepening of adva