A Research Agenda for Geospatial Technologies and Learning

Tom R. Baker, Sarah Battersby, Sarah W. Bednarz, Alec M. Bodzin, Bob Kolvoord, Steven Moore, Diana Sinton, David Uttal
2014 Journal of geography (Houston)  
Knowledge around geospatial technologies and learning remains sparse, inconsistent, and overly anecdotal. Studies are needed that are better structured; more systematic and replicable; attentive to progress and findings in the cognate fields of science, technology, engineering, and math education; and coordinated for multidisciplinary approaches. A proposed agenda is designed to frame the next generation of research in this field, organized around four foci: (1) connections between GST and
more » ... atial thinking; (2) learning GST; (3) curriculum and student learning through GST; and (4) educators' professional development with GST. Recommendations for advancing this agenda are included.
doi:10.1080/00221341.2014.950684 fatcat:p7c7mfz3jbfzbgkqfkz3cx7azq