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Bridging the Digital Divide with GIS
18th Annual Southeastern Association of Educational Studies (SEAES) Conference (2015)
  • Alex G Lowry
This paper reframes the problem of the “digital divide” and proposes teacher education in Interdisciplinary Geographic Information Systems and related pedagogy (problem based learning, design pedagogy), in order to equitably bridge this gap, empower students and the community, and better prepare students for the knowledge-based economy with 21st century skills.
  • Digital Divide,
  • 21st Century skills,
  • design pedagogy,
  • Critical GIS,
  • Critical Race Theory,
  • Problem-based learning,
  • Participatory GIS,
  • PGIS,
  • Information and Communications Technology,
  • ICT
Publication Date
Winter February 7, 2015
Citation Information
Alex G. Lowry. "Bridging the Digital Divide with GIS" 18th Annual Southeastern Association of Educational Studies (SEAES) Conference. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Feb. 2015. Available at: