WG V/1: Framework for Multi‐level Education & Training – Curriculum Development and Methodology

Our Mission

Importance of Education and Training plays vital role in building the capacity of the human.  Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing along with Geo-Informatics is ever expanding subject touching almost all areas of human endeavor ranging from individual to institutional domains. Direct and indirect use of Geo-Informatics to individuals, communities, governments, public bodies, industries on national and global level increases its appeal. Being multidisciplinary at its core, the advances flow from many directions and thus, are diverse and rapid.

Specialized knowledge of the subject is provided by plethora of courses offered through various universities and industrial institutions. The learning pedagogy, like those of many other disciplines, is adapting various methods of teaching and learning through classroom-based, e-learning and project based techniques.  E-learning program is the most recent methodology of collaborative education. The present scenario of teaching and learning infrastructure being very vast needs improvements in methods related to pedagogy and evaluation on regular basis. A mission of this Working Group 1 is a step to catch a hold on the pedagogy innovations required for multi-level education and training as well as the curriculum development and respective methodology.

Working Group Officers:



Chair  

Anjana VyasAnjana Vyas
M Tech. Geomatics
Faculty of Technology
CEPT University
Ahmedabad – 380009
India
+91 9825522844

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Co-Chair  

Peter Tian-Yuan ShihPeter Tian-Yuan Shih
Department of Civil Engineering
National Chiao Tung University
1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu
Taiwan, 30010
+886-35712121 ext 54940

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Co-Chair  

Grazia TucciGrazia Tucci
Civil and Environmental Engineering Dep. (DICEA)
University of Florence
GECO Laboratory
Via Pier Antonio Micheli, 8
50121 Firenze
Italy
+39 335 6687162

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Secretary  

Vikram SorathiaVikram Sorathia
Kensemble Tech Labs
315/1, Sector 7A
Gandhinagar, Gujarat
India, 382007
+91 9327652651

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Terms of Reference:

  • Support and promote the development of national and international geospatial-information curricula and educational modules;
  • Promote and organize seminars, workshops and summer schools at different levels of education and different levels of governance; i.e., academics and professional, and public and private sectors;
  • Strengthen cooperation with the user of spatial data in order to build educational modules in specific application sectors (such as cultural heritage, environment and risk management, urban planning, structural monitoring etc.)
  • Organize activities through cooperation with other Technical Commissions;
  • Compile and Incorporate best practices for multi-level education and training;
  • Cooperate in particular with WG 4/6/7 for the testing of the most technologically advanced tools for education (e-learning, web based resources, innovative technologies)
  • Cooperating with other national or international geospatial and related societies.
  • Organise CATCON