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Digital and interactive learning modules: a way to integrate remote sensing methods in secondary education
Author(s): Kerstin Voss; Roland Goetzke; Henryk Hodam
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Paper Abstract

Remote sensing only plays a tangential role in schools, regardless of the political claims to strengthen the support for teaching on the subject. A lot of the computer software explicitly developed for school lessons has not yet been implemented due to its complexity. Thereby, the subject is either not at all integrated into the curriculum or does not pass the step of an interpretation of analogue images. In fact, the subject of remote sensing requires a consolidation of physics and mathematics as well as competences in the fields of media and methods apart from the mere visual interpretation of satellite images. In order to integrate remote sensing in a sustainable manner digital, interactive and interdisciplinary learning modules promoting media and method qualifications as well as independent working are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7478, Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, and Geology IX, 74782S (7 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.830074
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Kerstin Voss, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)
Roland Goetzke, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)
Henryk Hodam, Univ. of Bonn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7478:
Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, and Geology IX
Ulrich Michel; Daniel L. Civco, Editor(s)

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