Italian-Language Study Using Geospatial Methodology
- Clarissa Cló
- Kathi Inman Berens
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- Curatorial note from Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Students immersed themselves in the target language from the Italian Hip-Hop Collection of San Diego State University Library, which also owns a collection of the 1990s Italian magazine Aelle/AL. Selecting articles and creating story-map journals using Esri ArcGIS technology, students produced geographically based narratives with accurate satellite locations, accompanied by pictures, videos, and links. Coding was not required for this Web-based open-source system. Students worked through complex cross-cultural concepts and terminology and located them in time and place. They applied a geospatial methodology to their language learning, showcasing Italy’s regional, cultural, and linguistic diversity. The study of the Italian language was contextual, integrated, and meaningful.
- This deposit is part of Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities. Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities is a peer-reviewed, open-access publication edited by Rebecca Frost Davis, Matthew K. Gold, Katherine D. Harris, and Jentery Sayers, and published by the Modern Language Association. https://digitalpedagogy.hcommons.org/.
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