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Project blog stats [to 12/12/11]

Here is a summary of our blog stats for the duration of the project, from initial blog development in January 2011 to December 12th 2011. It details blog posts per month, per week, per day and a detailed summary table. GeoSciTeach … Continue reading

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A Teacher Toolkit for Integrating Geospatial Concepts into Science Learning

Science learning goes geospatial with GeoSciTeach! GeoSciTeach is a teacher toolkit for integrating geospatial concepts into science learning. It is designed to be used by  PCGE science tutors, pre-service science teachers, qualified science teachers and other science educators, and provides a comprehensive guide and … Continue reading

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Why Android?

In creating a customisable smart phone application for GIS supported teaching and learning there has been a selection of operating systems of which could be used. The main smart phone operating systems as of the duration of the project according … Continue reading

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thinking about the use of app in field work

we observed the phones and app being used in Kew over two days – really interesting what struck me was how situated the use of the app was and i have tried to pull out a few thoughts on that … Continue reading

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Projected timeline, workplan & project methodology

Timeline Feb-Oct 2011: WP1 Tech design & devel; D2 Oct 2011 Feb-June 2011: WP2 Activity design & devel; D3.1 June 2011 Feb-Set 2011: WP3 Evaluation; (i) Ge0-spatial skill /iterative design – D1.1 May 2011 (ii) Geo-spatial skill /fieldwork practice – D1.2 July 2011 (iii) … Continue reading

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IPR

The project will comply with IPR regulations of the IoE and BBK. It will use open source software and tools and provide its software outputs free as Open Source through github. The application will be made available to the HE … Continue reading

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Project Team Relationships and End User Engagement.

Sara Price will have overall responsibility for project management and dissemination. She will co-ordinate project meetings, web-site development and maintenance, and project outputs, oversee the project progress and contribute to data collection/ analysis as needed. George Roussos will have responsibility … Continue reading

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Risk Analysis and Success Plan

Staffing/ Recruitment: The project has now employed two researchers, each on 0.5 time (Android developer – George Sin; Educational researcher – Will Farr). Due to time required for the advertising process, both researchers will start on 1st March for 8 … Continue reading

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Wider Benefits to Sector and Achievements for Host Institution

Benefits host institution Provision of a set of principles for integrating geospatial applications and the development of geospatial skills into science teacher training courses Prototype application and teacher resources developed on the project will be available for use, and extension, … Continue reading

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Project aims, objectives and final outputs

Aim: To foster the development of geo-spatial skills in science teacher trainees, by providing resources to help increase the use of geospatial tools in science teacher training education, and to inform future requirements for their integration into the teacher training curriculum. Key … Continue reading

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