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January 2020 - September 2020
Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU)
- Tutoring and directing pupils to develop their Final Master Project inside the Geography and History specialization of the Teachers' Training Degree (M.Ed.).
March 2012 - September 2014
- The job involves teaching to three groups of students for a total of approximately 190. Lectures, creating lesson plans, use of GIT, virtual campus, evaluation and tutoring. This also includes foreign students (Erasmus) in 2012.
With the objective of analyzing the frequency of use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in secondary education’s Geography, the kind of programs used, the topics treated and the factors that will predict the teacher’s use of these tools; an online survey was conducted in course 2014-2015 with a sample of 146 teachers. The results showed a spor...
Geography education is fundamental for the full integration of a person in society, and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an important aspect of this subject to be developed in the classroom. With the objective of analyzing teaching practices using GIS among secondary school teachers in Baden-Württemberg, a self-administered online...
The teaching of Geography has the responsibility of training students how to best manage new geographic information technologies, cartographic techniques and new the methods and contents of the discipline. With the main objective of developing concrete instruments, within the subject of Geography, that favor citizenship training and an education by...
El currículum escolar necesita estar continuamente actualizado para poder encajar con las necesidades del momento. Actualmente existen numerosos problemas que afectan a la sociedad humana y son susceptibles de ser trabajados en la Geografía de la educación secundaria mediante los Sistemas de Información Geográfica (SIG), favoreciendo así su aprendi...
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used worldwide in an extensive variety of administrative, military and scientific activities that generate billions of dollars annually and demand qualified professionals. Not only they represent great job opportunities, but also allow developing decision-making, critical and scientific thinking. More and mo...
Los Sistemas de Información Geográfica (SIG) son usados en una gran diversidad de actividades administrativas, militares o científicas que demandan profesionales cualificados. Éstos representan grandes oportunidades laborales y también permiten desarrollar la toma de decisiones y el pensamiento crítico. Cada vez más países incorporan los SIG dentro...
En els darrers anys la geografia ha renovat els seus objectius i els seus mètodes, com a resposta tant als canvis socials com a les innovacions en el camp de les tecnologies de la informació, especialment amb el desenvolupament de les tecnologies de la informació geogràfica (TIG). La geografia actual ha deixat de ser una disciplina enciclopèdica pe...
As a discipline, Geography is very sensitive to different paradigm shifts appearing since the 19th Century. Through the New Geography and the Radical and Humanist approaches, we have witnessed an evolution from a deterministic Geography to a "Postmodern" Geography. Much has been done –but not in Spain– to bring Geography’s diverse schools of though...
The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have placed at our disposal new skills and capabilities within the knowledge society context. Its impact is felt in all live spheres but they have not reached a widespread use in education. In this frame, the emergence and development of Geographic Information Technologies (GIT) have led to a red...
In several didactic subjects, the adequate teacher training in contents has always been a common discussion point. There are certain disciplines that rely almost exclusively on conceptual issues and, to a lesser extent, in procedural ones. However, Geography is not one of them. In 2012, two tests were conducted to observe the student education leve...