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Onderwijsontwerp en rapportages mobiele technologie voor excursies en veldwerk

Het afgelopen jaar heb we diverse excursies en veldwerken ontwikkeld, waarbij studenten zelfstandig aan de slag gaan. Deze zijn ondersteund met online e-lectures, digitaal lesmateriaal en digitale kaarten op tablets en smartphone en digitale data-verzamel technieken (mobiel GIS). Bij alle excursies is de meerwaarde ervaringen van deze technieken voor docent en student onderzocht. De resultaten…

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Interview over gebruik tablets voor excursies

We zijn geïnterviewd door het vakblad De Link over het gebruik van tablets voor excursies en veldwerk. Dit in het kader van ons project ‘Naar Buiten’. De Link is een vakblad voor onderwijslogistiek. Het interview verschijnt in het juni-nummer in het thema katern ‘Technologie als ondersteuner van het onderwijs’. Het interview is hier digitaal te bekijken….

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Slides workshop 9 mei

(Dutch Only) De slides van de workhop / demo van 9 mei. Deze slides gaan met name over de excursie Geologie van Nederland. Voor de demonstratie van de apps en de mogelijkheden van ArcGIS online zijn geen slides. Apps voor excursies en veldwerk from Wouter Marra

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EGU presentation ‘Autonomous excursions using tablets and smartphones’

At the EGU conference in Vienna, we presented our experiences and results of developing an excursion about the Geology and Landscape that students had to take on their own. This presentation was presented on interactive screens in a PICO session. Autonomous excursions using tablets and smartphones from Wouter Marra

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Modules on measurement uncertainty and measuring soil moisture

We have created a module about measurement uncertainty, with a focus on soil moisture. The module consist of two e-lectures on the subject of uncertainty and soil moisture, and three instruction videos on how to use several measurement techniques in the field and lab. The videos are available online: https://lecturenet.uu.nl/Site1/Catalog/catalogs/0424013-measurement-uncertainty Students use these videos in an…

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Paper on the use of GIS during fieldwork

Our paper on the use of GIS-methods for improving the fieldwork in France has been published in the Journal of Geography in Higher Education. The paper explains our approach and evaluation of using QGIS for fieldwork preparation, data management and digital mapping in the field. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/eYxFFNR9NE926PwUNBiN/full

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Project overview

We gave an overview of our project on using tablets and e-learning for fieldwork and excursions in a lunch-presentation. Let's go outside – project overview (18 okt) from Wouter Marra

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Screencasts QGIS

For our first-year field course, we developed a series of screencasts to support students working with QGIS during their four-week fieldwork in the French Alps. With the use of these videos, students can review technical instructions, and preform common tasks with a low demand on the supervisors on-site. The entire series of 15 videos is…

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Open and online education for excursions

Our project ‘Naar Buiten’ (‘Let’s go outside’) starts next month. In this project, we will use online / digital maps and other educational resources on tablets in the field. The aim is to improve excursions and make field-activities possible for students to carry-out without a teacher present. Mobile learning is key in teaching Geosciences, and…

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EGU Talk: Improving fieldwork with GIS

At EGU in Vienna, we presented the results of our project to introduce GIS to enhance our fieldwork in France. Students explore their research area with quantitative data (DEM) and satellite imagery, manage their own observations with QGIS and make a digital map of the geomorphology. Slides available below. Improving fieldwork with GIS (EGU 2016_…

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