Interactive online tools for enhancing student learning experiences in remote sensing

Karen Joyce, Bopelo Boitshwarelo, Stuart Phinn, Greg Hill, Gail Kelly

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    The rapid growth in Information and Communications Technologies usage in higher education has provided immense opportunities to foster effective student learning experiences in geography. In particular, remote sensing lends itself to the creative utilization of multimedia technologies. This paper presents a case study of a remote sensing computer aided learning (RSCAL) program, which was developed in Australia to facilitate student active engagement with foundational knowledge and skills. We demonstrate how RSCAL has evolved to become scalable and responsive to newer pedagogical perspectives and emerging learner needs. It has become a recommended key resource in contemporary remote sensing education and training. 
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)431-439
    Number of pages9
    JournalJournal of Geography in Higher Education
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2014


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