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Pre-field Trips and Virtual Field Trips

  • Derek FranceEmail author
  • W. Brian Whalley
  • Alice Mauchline
  • Victoria Powell
  • Katharine Welsh
  • Alex Lerczak
  • Julian Park
  • Robert Bednarz
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ecology book series (BRIEFSECOLOGY)

Abstract

In this chapter we consider the potential of virtual field trips/guides, reusable learning objects and augmented reality to support fieldwork learning. A variety of case studies are presented to show the necessary development time, support and skills required as well as evaluations of their use by students.

Keywords

Reusable learning objects Virtual field trip Augmented reality E-learning Field guide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Derek France
    • 1
    Email author
  • W. Brian Whalley
    • 2
  • Alice Mauchline
    • 3
  • Victoria Powell
    • 1
  • Katharine Welsh
    • 1
  • Alex Lerczak
    • 1
  • Julian Park
    • 3
  • Robert Bednarz
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Geography and International DevelopmentUniversity of ChesterChesterUK
  2. 2.Department of GeographyUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  3. 3.School of Agriculture, Policy and DevelopmentUniversity of ReadingReadingUK
  4. 4.Department of GeographyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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