Archiv für den Monat: Dezember 2010

Geospatial Learning as one pillar of the esri development center @ ifgi

The ESRI Development Center (EDC) program is an initiative by ESRI to support university departments with outstanding teaching and research in the GIS area. The Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi) at the University of Münster got the first EDC in Germany in 2009 (see arcaktuell article 2/2010) . One of the main pillars of this cooperation is the „Geospatial Learning@Primary School“ – initiative.

The focus of spatial learning is one important part of research, teaching and cooperation at the ifgi since some years. The research initiative „GeospatialLearning@PrimarySchool“  in cooperation with esri develops systems that can be used to foster spatial learning of children, starting at the age of primary school. This development is strongly intercultural and multi-platform based. (Read the full article in english or german)

Film about the project

Sorry for being absent for so long time. Thomas became father for the first time (congratulations again Thomas!) and me was quite busy since I finished my study. Getting into working life takes more time as I thought .. However, we found it very important to sum up our work we did so far in a short film. Not only for us but also for others who want to get an idea of Weiterlesen