[OSGeo-Edu] FOS GIS for Teaching - ArcGIS vs. Free desktop GIS : GIScience 2010 extended abstract

Ian Turton ijturton at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 01:51:19 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Stefan Steiniger <sstein at geo.uzh.ch> wrote:
> Hei all,
> maybe the extended abstract (1500 words) that I attach is of interest to
> some of you: "Teaching GIScience with Free and Open Source
> Software? -- A first Assessment" [1]. It got accepted for GIScience 2010 in
> Zurich, next week, but unfortunately only as poster - despite good reviews.

GIScience is very competitive - just getting accepted is good.
> If someone knows of similar papers, please let me/us know. There was for
> instance one at the last AGILE conference (2010) but I could only found
> a not downloadable abstract of it [2] and also not a full paper.

I gave a paper at GeoComputation 2009 titled "Experiences Teaching GIS
with Open Source Software"

Ian Turton

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