Geospatial Thinking: Research, educational and societal aspects – Invitation & Call for short papers

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Workshop: Geospatial Thinking: Research, educational and societal aspects, inside AGILE Conference 2015

Workshop Date: 09/06/2015 Time: 14:00 – 18:00

Venue: SANA Metropolitan Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal

More information about the call: http://bit.ly/187zdty

Submission deadline: 24/04/2015

Notification of acceptance: 04/05/2015

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The Association of Geographic Laboratories in Europe (AGILE), its Special Interest Group in Geospatial Thinking, and the European GEOTHNK project* (www.geothnk.eu) invite you to participate in the Workshop “Geospatial Thinking: Research, educational and societal aspects” to be developed into AGILE Conference 2015, next June in Lisbon (Portugal).

The development of geospatial thinking skills is the key to the increase of highly skilled citizens not only regarding geospatial disciplines (such as Geography, Environment, Geology, Cartography, etc.) but also in social sciences and humanities. The objectives of the workshop are to present the main aspects of geospatial thinking towards building a geospatially thinking society.

Contributors are invited to submit short papers which topics include, but are not limited to:

spatial thinking

  • geospatial education
  • geospatial semantics in education
  • ICT platforms for spatial teaching and learning
  • open resources for geospatial education
  • digital agenda for Europe
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