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The Integration of GIS-Based Information Mapping into an Ethnohistorical Seminar

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dc.creator Robinson, Barry M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-28T18:39:29Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-28T18:39:29Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04-28T18:39:29Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/45271
dc.description.abstract A GIS-based project constructing a digital, interactive map of the Native American experience served as a useful tool for creating student ownership of the learning process in an undergraduate seminar on the indigenous cultures of the Americas. Student researchers collected primary documents, linguistic data, maps and other images, bibliographic resources, links to relevant web resources, and brief encyclopedia-style essays. The information was then integrated into a GIS dataset for use with ArcMap software, with the ultimate goal of compiling a digital resource that would be refined and expanded by future waves of students in this course. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Exploring Historical Space and Environments in the History/Social Studies Classroom II en_US
dc.rights This material is copyrighted by the author and JAHC. en_US
dc.subject GIS en_US
dc.subject ARCGIS en_US
dc.subject ARCMap en_US
dc.subject historical database en_US
dc.subject ethnohistory en_US
dc.subject Native American History en_US
dc.subject seminar en_US
dc.subject teaching en_US
dc.subject active learning en_US
dc.subject problem-based learning en_US
dc.title The Integration of GIS-Based Information Mapping into an Ethnohistorical Seminar en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US