ERIC Number: EJ622457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Geography Teaching and the New Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges.
Lemberg, David; Stoltman, Joseph P.
Journal of Education, v181 n3 p63-76 1999
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide powerful technology for geography teachers. With this tool, students can engage in serious inquiry about issues of local and global significance using authentic data. Summarizes current research findings about GIS in schools, describing exemplary GIS projects. Realizing the potential of GIS in classrooms will require new efforts to prepare elementary and secondary geography teachers. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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