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Keller, C. Peter; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that regional atlases are an important educational tool that must be updated to remain current and valuable. Reports on a user survey among 123 Canadian geography teachers about content and design of atlases. Finds that teachers value simplicity and up-to-date information and not CD-ROM atlases. (CFR)
Descriptors: Atlases, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change
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Harrington, John A., Jr.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1988
Describes several college courses which encourage students to develop computer software programs in the areas of remote sensing and geographic information systems. A microcomputer-based tutorial package, the Digital Image Analysis System (DAIS), teaches the principles of digital processing. (LS)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Bishop, Michael P.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1993
Asserts that the use of computer networks provides an important and effective resource for geography instruction. Describes the use of the Internet network in physical geography instruction. Provides an example of the use of Internet resources in a climatology/meteorology course. (CFR)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Technology
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Lewis, Lawrence T. – Journal of Geography, 1985
This annotated listing cites geography software programs for use on IBM personal computers. Included are programs that can be used at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. (RM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction
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de Souza, Anthony R. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Instructors at all levels can draw on a large number of geography software programs for use on microcomputers. This annotated listing describes some of these software programs. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education