Thematic session: Geographic Information Technology in Teaching - State-of-the Art at School and University

Chairpersons: Angela Hof, Stefanie Zecha

UNI-GEOCACHING - the (treasure) hunt for knowledge  

Cordula Neiberger, Matthias Mensing, Department of Geography, RWTH Aachen University


How to tackle the problems of implementing spatial thinking using GIS in secondary education. Ideas and tools from Europe  

Luc Zwartjes, Philippe De Maeyer, Nico Van de Weghe, Geography Department, Ghent University


Development of strategies for implementation of GIS in the geography classroom: Selected results of a mixed-methods research approach  

Steffen Höhnle (1), Jan Christoph Schubert (2)

(1) Department of Geographical Education, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

(2) Department of Biology, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg


Peace learning to inform the next generation atomic bombing by field work and GIS mapping of atomic bomb’s signs in Hiroshima, Japan    

Masaki Kawase (1), Yoshihiko Takesaki (2), Satoshi Iwai (3), Hiroshi Ota (4), Masanori Saki (5), Midori Sasaki (6), Yasumichi Yamaguchi (7), Yoshimi Une (8)

(1) Faculty of Commercial Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University

(2) Chugoku Bookstore

(3) Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima Institute of Technology

(4) Keio Futsubu School

(5) Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima Institute of Technology Polytechnic

(6) Faculty of Human Environmental Studies, Hiroshima Shudo University

(7) GIS coordinator, Hiroshima University

(8) The Center for Contemporary India Studies, Hiroshima University