21. From Location-Based Services to Location-Based Learning: Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education

  1. David J. Unwin2,
  2. Kenneth E. Foote3,
  3. Nicholas J. Tate4 and
  4. David DiBiase5
  1. David M. Mountain

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950592.ch21

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Mountain, D. M. (2011) From Location-Based Services to Location-Based Learning: Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education, 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.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. School of Informatics, City University London, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, 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:

  • LBS to location-based, higher education;
  • Location-Based Services (LBS);
  • LBS teaching, challenges;
  • map-based LBS platforms;
  • two-dimensional map;
  • GNSS in sat-nav devices;
  • rapid, personalized feedback;
  • LBS as pedagogic tool;
  • mobile learning;
  • LBS, pedagogic tool

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Teaching LBS as a subject

  • LBS as a pedagogic tool

  • Conclusions

  • References