Yaïves Ferland

Yaïves Ferland
Laval University | ULAVAL · Départements des Sciences géomatiques & des Études sur l'enseignement et l'apprentissage

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In a traditional Geographical Information System (GIS), one usually characterizes spatial entities by their individual placename (or toponym) and a set of defined attributes. These entities and their attributes are structured in table frames with functional relations, plus coordinates of their geometric primitives for location in a quantified space...
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Some actual research teams in Education Science go toward the development of educative serious games on mobile devices for letting elementary school pupils (i.e. primary school students) playing outdoor to learn geographic facts, concepts, and patterns. The challenge is about improving their geographic literacy and fluency, or ‘geoliteracy’, and th...
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Some researches in education science develop educative games on mobile devices for letting elementary school students play outdoor to learn geographic facts, concepts, and patterns. The challenge is about improving their geographic literacy and fluency, or ‘geoliteracy’, and their map-reading competencies, called cartology, before adolescence. Ther...
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Basé sur une analyse des programmes scolaires concernant l’étude des cartes et les compétences à développer par rapport à leur interprétation, cet article propose une méthode d’analyse combinée qui développe la lecture des cartes, définie en tant que compétence à saisir, interpréter et tirer un sens d’une information géographique et s’en servir pou...
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Land-use planning (LUP) is currently considered to be one of the best practices at the core of natural Disaster Risk Management (DRM) that can improve the security and resilience of the people affected. With a LUP policy, a community can consider disaster risks and their spatial distribution, steer more sustainable land development and use, and red...
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Augmented Reality (MITAR) game application is a “reinvented” serious game that can be classified as a kind of geocaching game in which one can add augmented reality (AR) objects and information. These games use a Global Positioning System (GPS) that allows children to explore and search the environment to f...
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Contribution au colloque De Mémoires à Territoires Québec, Musée de la civilisation, 20 octobre 2004 Identité et territoire Le Musée de la Civilisation du Québec fait aujourd'hui le bilan de sa grande exposition permanente, Mémoires, inaugurée en 1988 et dont la mission est de présenter voire d'explorer les visages de l'identité québécoise. Cette e...
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"L'image est non pas une illusion du savoir, au même titre et dans les mêmes proportions qu'elle est une illusion du réel,mais un moyen supplémentaire d'appréhender le réel,un moyen complémentaire de constituer un savoir."Jean FELLER, journaliste et communicologue Introduction en cri d’alarme Deux phénomènes fondamentaux ont marqué le développement...

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