[OSGeo Africa] Introduction to GIS information
RickK at TSHWANE.GOV.ZA
Mon Nov 10 04:00:24 EST 2008
Hi, maybe you could speak to a lady in the Geography Department at the
University of Pretoria. She has developed a paper base GIS based on
geography principals. Unfortunately I can't recall her name.
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[mailto:africa-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Arnulf Christl
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2008 10:53 AM
To: edu_discuss at lists.osgeo.org; williamk at dut.ac.za
Cc: Africa local chapter discussions
Subject: Re: [OSGeo Africa] Introduction to GIS information
William Kinghorn wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am looking for Introduction to GIS information that I can use to
> create a core curriculum for schools. This is for before you start
> an app on the computer, like the Free GIS Book
> The info must be freely available, as I don't want schools to have to
> pay for it.
> The Free GIS book will only be available possibly by next year, and I
> would like to start this now, and link to the book when it comes out.
> Most of the material I have found, teaches you GIS using this or that
> app, which is not what I think should be taught in the beginning ( ie
> grade 10 )
I forward this mail to the OSGeo Education Committee who are the best
address for your request.
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