Project ID - TIS001113
Tutoring in University - GIS in Geography and Life and Health Sciences. Geographic Information Systems (GIS). GIS forms a crucial tool throughout the curriculum in terms of understanding number, managing data, processing and interpreting patterns, problem-solving and presentation of data.

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Project offered at

Ulster University Coleraine
BT52 1SA


Paul McKenzie

Student Skills

GIS Geography students

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Integrating GIS into the curriculum has led students to engage in a deeper-learning experience and participate more fully with the subject matter.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Developing and delivering a range of GIS tasks and introduce students to the role of GIS in a range of real-life scenarios. Lecture and Lab experience. Enhanced communication and presentation skills.

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