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Key Challenges in Geography

Geospatial Technologies in Geography Education

Editors: De Miguel Gonzalez, Rafael, Donert, Karl, Koutsopoulos, Kostis (Eds.)

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  • Examines new geospatial technologies used in geography education and informal education
  • Demonstrates how spatial information systems are implemented in educational practice
  • Discusses innovative approaches to geography education
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This book addresses new pedagogies focusing on the use of geospatial technologies and geomedia in the classroom. Today, geospatial technologies are substantially influencing geography teaching and learning, particularly in secondary education. Web-GIS, virtual globes, storytelling, maps and apps for mobile devices are transforming the nature and design of geography curricula, instructional processes, didactics, resources and assessments. Undoubtedly, geography is among those school subjects that have benefited most from the implementation of new technologies in the classroom. Geospatial technologies can be used to develop inquiry-based learning or project-based learning pedagogies and help students to acquire spatial reasoning and spatial citizenship skills in the context of education for sustainable development.


This book highlights a range of initiatives, projects and educational practices – from several European countries and settings – related to geospatial challenges in geography education. Given its scope, it will be equally appealing to scientists, students and teachers of geography and other fields using geospatial technologies and geomedia.


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Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Infusing Educational Practice with Web GIS

    Pages 3-19

    Kerski, Joseph J. (et al.)

  • Spatial Thinking Ability Acquisition Through Geospatial Technologies for Lifelong Learning

    Pages 21-40

    García de la Vega, Alfonso

  • Geospatial Thinking Learning Lines in Secondary Education: The GI Learner Project

    Pages 41-61

    Zwartjes, Luc (et al.)

  • Relational Geospatial Technologies: Background Theory, Practical Example and Needs in Education

    Pages 63-83

    Chabaniuk, Viktor (et al.)

  • YouthMetre: Open Data to Empower Young People to Engage in Democracy and Policymaking

    Pages 87-101

    Donert, Karl (et al.)

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eBook 71,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-17783-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 124,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-17782-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geospatial Technologies in Geography Education
Editors
  • Rafael De Miguel Gonzalez
  • Karl Donert
  • Kostis Koutsopoulos
Series Title
Key Challenges in Geography
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-17783-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-17783-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-17782-9
Series ISSN
2522-8420
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 219
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations, 41 illustrations in colour
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