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Journal of Geography in Higher Education

March 2005 Volume 29, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Distance Education in Geographic Information Science: Symposium and an Informal Survey

    Dawn J. Wright & David Dibiase

    The results of an informal survey to uncover the diversity of existing programmes in GIScience are presented. The survey was an activity of the Distance Education Working Group within the Education... More

    pp. 91-100

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  2. Testing Times: Traditional Examination and Asynchronous Learning

    Richard Harris

    Because assessment reflects course pedagogy, aims, objectives but also broader institutional and cultural expectations, traditional examination still has a role in the new media of asynchronous,... More

    pp. 101-114

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  3. Content, Community, and Collaboration at ESRI Virtual Campus: A GIS Company's Perspective on Creating an Online Learning Resource

    Ann B. Johnson & Judy M. Boyd

    GIS requires training to use it to its potential. In 1996, ESRI began exploring ways to expand its successful educational programmes to a worldwide audience via the Web. The ESRI Virtual Campus (VC... More

    pp. 115-121

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  4. Web-Casting of Geographic Information Science Graduate Courses

    Harlan J. Onsrud

    This case study from the University of Maine relates challenges, experiences and opportunities in broadcasting existing geographic information science graduate courses across the web using video... More

    pp. 123-137

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  5. Scaling Up: Faculty Workload, Class Size, and Student Satisfaction in a Distance Learning Course on Geographic Information Science

    David Dibiase & Henry J. Rademacher

    This article explores issues of scalability and sustainability in distance learning. The authors kept detailed records of time they spent teaching a course in geographic information science via the... More

    pp. 139-158

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