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Fieldwork education innovation

Introduction

In geosciences, spatial-thinking, visualization and modelling of processes are key competences to understand what is going in our environment. Furthermore excursions and fieldwork are valuable components in learning geoscientific topics.  In a series of projects, we develop e-learning materials and online education tools to strengthen these competences in fieldwork and excursions.

Projects:

  • GIS for fieldwork Using quanitative methods for fieldwork preparation and data processing.
  • Online and mobile learning for excursions Using tablets and smarphones to deliver learning materials, digital maps, and facilitate data collection for autonomous excursions.
  • geoVR Virtual fieldtrips for exploring fieldsites and visit unreachable places.