Teaching GIS theory and practice using ArcMap and Minecraft
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Mark Hoel
Ever heard of Minecraft? It is one of the mostly used 3D visualization environments and very popular with most 8-16 year olds! Have you ever heard of Minecraft Spatial? Imagine teaching your students GIS theory and practice, with the additional motivation of bringing real geo-data into the Minecraft environment. In this presentation, you will learn how to use freely available GIS data and ArcMap editing and geo-processing to prepare your spatial data for import into a free version of Minecraft.