11. Issues in Curriculum and Course Design: Discussion and Prospect

  1. David J. Unwin1,
  2. Kenneth E. Foote2,
  3. Nicholas J. Tate3 and
  4. David DiBiase4
  1. Kenneth E. Foote

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950592.ch11

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Foote, K. E. (2011) Issues in Curriculum and Course Design: Discussion and Prospect, in Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education (eds D. J. Unwin, K. E. Foote, N. J. Tate and D. DiBiase), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950592.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    School of Geography, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geography, Campus Box 260, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder CO 80309 USA

  3. 3

    Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH UK

  4. 4

    John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, 418 Earth-Engineering Sciences Building, Penn State University, University Park PA 16802 USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography, Campus Box 260, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder CO 80309 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470748565

Online ISBN: 9781119950592

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Keywords:

  • curriculum, course design;
  • GIS Core Curriculum;
  • GIS&T education;
  • BoK, curriculum design;
  • GIS&T mastery, ‘micro-scale’;
  • problem-based learning (PBL);
  • inquiry-based learning (IBL);
  • UCGIS;
  • SoTL movement;
  • learner, teacher, cloud-computing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A record of progress and innovation

  • Issues and questions ahead

  • Into the cloud

  • Acknowledgments