The choice of type of visual, spatial information to use in an education program depends on the audience. Some prefer pollution modeling, others prefer satellite images and maps or simply the discussion generated by showing models and maps.
Class or Group
The learning experience: Is designed to focus on a targeted audience and is built on an understanding of audience skills and interests.
The learning experience: Builds thinking and reasoning skills – analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and problem solving – that learners can use to construct and apply their knowledge.
The learning experience: Enables the learner to link new knowledge to their existing knowledge in meaningful ways.
The learning experience: Promotes active engagement and real world problem solving.
The learning experience: Relates to personal interests and provides for personal choice and control. (the learning experience is "learner centered")
Citation: Bacic, I. L. Z., Rossiter, D. G., & Bregt, A. K. (2006). Using spatial information to improve collective understanding of shared environmental problems at watershed level. Landscape and Urban Planning, 77(1-2), 54-66.
Citation Type: Research