16. Teaching Spatial Literacy and Spatial Technologies in the Digital Humanities

  1. David J. Unwin3,
  2. Kenneth E. Foote4,
  3. Nicholas J. Tate5 and
  4. David DiBiase6
  1. David J. Bodenhamer1 and
  2. Ian N. Gregory2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950592.ch16

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Bodenhamer, D. J. and Gregory, I. N. (2011) Teaching Spatial Literacy and Spatial Technologies in the Digital Humanities, 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Polis Center, 1200 Waterway Boulevard, Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46202-2157, USA

  2. 2

    Department of History, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YG, UK

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:

  • teaching spatial literacy;
  • spatial technologies, digital humanities;
  • spatial literacy charting;
  • GIS, managing geographic space;
  • spatial thinking;
  • GIS, in Bible understanding;
  • GIS, not just a mapping software;
  • educating humanists;
  • ArcGIS and MapInfo;
  • spatial thinking, meaning, space

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Spatial literacy in the humanities: an introduction

  • Spatial thinking

  • Spatial technologies and spatial literacy in the humanities

  • Charting spatial literacy in the humanities: a survey

  • Teaching spatial literacy in the humanities: challenges

  • Teaching spatial literacy in the humanities: delivery strategies

  • Spatial technologies for the spatial humanities

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References