Search results for author:"Marsha Alibrandi"
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International Journal of Social Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (2005) pp. 51–58
Global distribution of West African goods--coffee, chocolate, gold, diamonds (and at one time, ivory)--has linked this region to the outside world for centuries, yet its development remains slow. Not simply the ancestral home of humankind, Africa's...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 4 (2001) pp. 483–500
In North Carolina in the Spring 2000 semester, an experimental 'Geographic Information System (GIS) in Education' course for pre and inservice teachers was introduced at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Participants mastered a complex...
Social Education Vol. 64, No. 3 (2000) pp. 134–40
Describes an interdisciplinary project that incorporated language arts, social studies, instructional technology, and science where middle school students were involved in oral history, Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping, architectural...
GIS as a Tool in Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies: Student, Teacher, and Community Perspectives
Meridian Vol. 1, No. 2 (1998) pp. 1–10
Describes an application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology as a tool in an environmental community-service project in which students and adult community members participated in water-quality monitoring and biological assessment....
Green Teacher Vol. 50 (1997) pp. 15–18
Discusses the Geographic Information System (GIS) which can display information from a database in a geo-referenced map, the speed with which it can correlate many layers of information, the varied angles it can provide, and other images that it can ...