27. GIS&T in the open Educational Resources Movement

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

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950592.ch27

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Dibiase, D. (2011) GIS&T in the open Educational Resources Movement, 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.ch27

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

  • GIS&T, open educational;
  • GIS&T and OER movement;
  • Plewe's TIGER Mapping Service;
  • cartography, visualization;
  • OER characteristics;
  • Geographer's Craft;
  • UNIGIS International network;
  • Lund University master's in GIS, free;
  • citation rates, open access;
  • free online resources

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The OER movement

  • Sustainability of OER initiatives

  • GIS&T in OER

  • GIS&T journals in OER

  • Justifying OER initiatives in GIS&T

  • Sustaining OER initiatives in GIS&T

  • Opening education

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References