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Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 35, No. 4 (2011) pp. 617–623
Modern day students are said to hold a toolbox of technical knowledge, which can assist them with their undergraduate studies. The "net generation" is more technologically capable than ever before and crave interactivity and image-rich environments, ...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (2015) pp. 158–172
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of incorporating digital video into a traditional Cook's Tour as part of a 7-day road trip around the east coast of New Zealand's North Island over a 4-year period. Student-generated video diaries...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2012) pp. 437–454
This paper examines undergraduate student perceptions of the learning utility of video podcasts. The perceived and actual effectiveness of the technology was assessed by written questionnaire, focus groups and assessment results. The podcasts were...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (May 2007) pp. 319–330
During the last decade, technological developments in computer hardware, software and networks, combined with increasing pressures on staff and students, have led to a proliferation of Communication and Information Technology (C&IT) within the...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 37, No. 3 (2013) pp. 399–415
This research paper reports the findings from an international survey of fieldwork practitioners on their use of technology to enhance fieldwork teaching and learning. It was found that there was high information technology usage before and after...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 32, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 135–149
The authors embed their advocacy of educational technology in a consideration of contemporary pedagogy in geography. They provide examples of e-learning from a wide range of teaching and learning contexts. They promote the idea that considering best ...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2012) pp. 469–480
This resource paper provides guidance for staff and students on the potential educational benefits, limitations and applications of geotagging photographs. It also offers practical advice for geotagging photographs in a range of fieldwork settings...
Would Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Be Welcomed by Undergraduate Students to Support Their Learning during Fieldwork?
Katharine E. Welsh; Alice L. Mauchline; Derek France; Victoria Powell; W. Brian Whalley; Julian Park
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 42, No. 3 (2018) pp. 356–371
This paper reports student perceptions of the benefits and challenges of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in a fieldwork context. Student perceptions from six field courses across two institutions have been gathered using questionnaires and focus groups....
Ability of Students to Recognize the Relationship between Using Mobile Apps for Learning during Fieldwork and the Development of Graduate Attributes
Derek France; Victoria Powell; Alice L. Mauchline; Katharine Welsh; Julian Park; W. Brian Whalley; Sonja Rewhorn
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 40, No. 2 (2016) pp. 182–192
The increasing importance of employability in Higher Education curricula and the prevalence of using mobile devices for field-based learning prompted an investigation into student awareness of the relationship between the use of mobile apps for...