Where is spatial information and science in your world?

Savage, Bernadette, Hayes, John, & Foresman, Timothy (2015) Where is spatial information and science in your world? [Working Paper] (Unpublished)

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Skills in spatial sciences are fundamental to understanding our world in context. Increasing digital presence and the availability of data with accurate spatial components has allowed almost everything researchers and students do to be represented in a spatial context. Representing outcomes and disseminating information has moved from 2D to 4D with time series animation. In the next 5 years industry will not only demand QUT graduates have spatial skills along with analytical skills, graduates will be required to present their findings in spatial visualizations that show spatial, spectral and temporal contexts. Domains such as engineering and science will no longer be the leaders in spatial skills as social sciences, health, arts and the business community gain momentum from place-based research including human interactions. A university that can offer students a pathway to advanced spatial investigation will be ahead of the game.

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ID Code: 84932
Item Type: Working Paper
Refereed: No
Additional Information: Work in progress
Keywords: Spatial, STEM, GIS, Tertiary Education, Curriculum, Science
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Science Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Library Services
Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > Research Centres > High Performance Computing and Research Support
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2015 23:18
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 16:07

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