Digital Geography: GeoSpatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom

Title

Digital Geography: GeoSpatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom

Role

Co-editors: Marsha Alibrandi and Andrew J. Milson

Contributing authors: Marsha Alibrandi and T. Baker.

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

Marsha Alibrandi is a co-editor (with A. Milson) as well as a contributing author (with T. Baker), "A brief social history of GIS in education, 1994-2006.".

Book description: The purpose of this volume is to provide a review and analysis of the theory, research, and practice related to geospatial technologies in social studies education. In the first section, the history of geospatial technologies in education, the influence of the standards movement, and the growth of an international geospatial education community are explored. The second section consists of examples and discussion of the use of geospatial technologies for teaching and learning history, geography, civics, economics, and environmental science. In the third section, theoretical perspectives are proposed that could guide research and practice in this field. This section also includes reviews and critiques of recent research relevant to geospatial technologies in education. The final section examines the theory, research, and practice associated with teacher preparation for using geospatial technologies in education.

ISBN

9781593116729

Publication Date

2008

Publication Information

Milson, A. & Alibrandi, M. (Eds.). (2008). Digital Geography: GeoSpatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

and

Alibrandi, M. & Baker, T. (2008). A brief social history of GIS in education, 1994-2006. In Milson, A. & Alibrandi, M. (Eds.) Digital Geography: Geo-Spatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Comments

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