ERIC Number: EJ649736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Using a Geographic Information System To Teach Economics.
Peterson, Kenneth D., Jr.
Journal of Economic Education, v31 n2 p169-78 Spr 2000
Focuses on the computer-based mapping tool called a geographic information system (GIS) that presents variations in economic indicators in thematic maps. Discusses thematic mapping benefits for students. Provides examples of thematic mapping in economics courses, addresses hardware and software requirements, and explains the process of creating thematic maps for economics courses. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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