Chapter 9

Visualizing with Technology

Visualization Tools

  • Draw and Paint Programs
  • Scientific Visualization Tools
  • Mathematical Visualization Tools
  • GIS Tools
  • Sketching Tools
  • Digital Cameras & Mobile Phones
  • Video Productions
  • Video Modeling & Feedback

Geography Information Systems (GIS)

A system for storing, retrieving, displaying, analyzing, and manipulating geographic data.

Video Modeling & Feedback

Video can help learners reflect on their own performance primarily through video feedback - that is, the process of videotaping a performance and then viewing that performance, with or without a teacher or expert present.

Visualizing with Technology

Visualization activities can help students:

  • Think Creatively
  • Work Creatively with Others
  • Implement Innovations
  • Solve Problems
  • Communicate Clearly
  • Collaborate with Others
  • Access & Evaluate Information
  • Analyze Media