Sociospatial Thinking, GIS and Adult Learners
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Sheila Steinberg
This paper examines the role that GIS can play in sociospatial thinking and adult learning at the university level. Various examples of how GIS can be integrated into teaching adult learners about a variety of integrated social science topics. Specific thought is given to how to best connect with adult learners on important, applied content, in a non-profit, educational setting. Specifically, a focus is on how learning GIS can contribute to educational resiliency for students across disciplines.