E-Learning for Geographers: Online Materials, Resources and Repositories, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599049813
  • ISBN-13: 9781599049816
  • DDC: 910.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 323 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides information on developing learning materials from an international team of geographers, educators and computer scientists. Includes descriptions of the learning resources developed in the geography topic areas and provides general guidance relevant to all who intend to work in the field of electronic/online learning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Collaboration in E-Learning Development.
2: Developing E-Learning in Geography.
3: Exchanging E-Learning Materials, Modules, and Students.
4: Collaborative Learning Activity Design: Learning about the Global Positioning System.
5: Geography Exemplars.
6: Census and Population Analysis.
7: Using Digital Libraries to Support Undergraduate Learning in Geomorphology.
8: Engaging with Environmental Management: The Use of E-Learning for Motivation and Skills Enhancement.
9: Earth Observation: Conveying the Principles to Physical Geography Students.
10: Generic Learning Materials: Developing Academic Integrity in Your Students.
11: Software Support for Learning Material Design.
12: A Toolkit to Guide the Design of Effective Learning Activities.
13: Concept Mapping to Design, Organize, and Explore Digital Learning Objects.
14: Semantic Tools to Support the Construction and Use of Concept-Based Learning Spaces.
15: Simple Geography-Related Multimedia.
16: Evaluating the Geography E-Learning Materials and Activities: Student and Staff Perspectives.
17: Reflections, Lessons Learnt, and Conclusions.
18: Additional Selected Readings.
19: Online Learning Activities in Second Year Environmental Geography.
20: Learning Geography with the G-Portal Digital Library.
21: Collaborative Geographic Information Systems: Origins, Boundaries, and Structures.
Glossary of Terms.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.