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Education in Sustainable Development Goals Using the Spatial Data Infrastructures and the TPACK Model

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Faculty of Education, Departamento de Didáctica de las Ciencias Experimentales, Sociales y Matemáticas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Calle Rector Royo Villanova s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Geography Department, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Paseo de la Senda del Rey 7, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Educ. Sci. 2018, 8(4), 171; https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8040171
Received: 22 September 2018 / Revised: 11 October 2018 / Accepted: 14 October 2018 / Published: 16 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Geography Education Promoting Sustainability—Series 1)
Education in Sustainable Development Goals is a basic step in attaining its objectives, and, therefore, it has been undertaken by broad sectors of the teaching community. Nevertheless, the “sustainability curriculum” derived from the Sustainable Development Goals, in this case based on the data of the Spatial Data Infrastructures, in spite of its teaching and research potential, is something with which the teaching body is not yet familiar. The results of the fieldwork carried out (questionnaires and Delphi technique) prove this to be the case. For this reason, in order to educate geographically in reflection and collaboration with the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals, the viewing, in a GIS on the Cloud (WebGIS) of indicators of interest is proposed for the Sustainable Development Goals taken from the Spatial Data Infrastructures within the framework of the TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) model. To facilitate all these learning objectives, a proposal for good practices in the classrooms of secondary schools and another proposal for university lectures have been designed, and the results applied and analyzed. These examples demonstrate empirically that, with adequate pedagogical tools, an education in geography for global understanding by integrating Sustainable Development Goals and Spatial Data Infrastructures can be achieved, which is what the TPACK model pursues. View Full-Text
Keywords: geographical education; Sustainable Development Goals; Spatial Data Infrastructures; TPACK; teaching competencies geographical education; Sustainable Development Goals; Spatial Data Infrastructures; TPACK; teaching competencies
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Álvarez-Otero, J.; De Lázaro y Torres, M.L. Education in Sustainable Development Goals Using the Spatial Data Infrastructures and the TPACK Model. Educ. Sci. 2018, 8, 171. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8040171

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Álvarez-Otero J, De Lázaro y Torres ML. Education in Sustainable Development Goals Using the Spatial Data Infrastructures and the TPACK Model. Education Sciences. 2018; 8(4):171. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8040171

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Álvarez-Otero, Javier, and María L. De Lázaro y Torres 2018. "Education in Sustainable Development Goals Using the Spatial Data Infrastructures and the TPACK Model" Education Sciences 8, no. 4: 171. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8040171

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