ERIC Number: EJ545374
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Mapping the Names of American Businesses: A Teaching and Software Aid.
Alderman, Derek H.; Good, Daniel B.
Journal of Geography, v95 n6 p281-86 Nov-Dec 1996
Reviews two software programs, "PhoneDisc Business95" and "BusinessMAP LTF," that offer user-friendly, low-cost, and quick methods of identifying and mapping patterns of the names of U.S. businesses. This software can be used to help students understand how populations see and define themselves regionally and visualize the demographic spread of business. (MJP)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Business, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education, Data Collection, Data Interpretation, Demography, Geographic Concepts, Geographic Distribution, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Knowledge Representation, Maps, Material Culture, Place of Residence
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A