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Title: Dynamic Digital Maps
Url: http://ddm.geo.umass.edu/index.html
Creator: Condit, Christopher D.
Publisher: University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Dept. of Geosciences
Description: A Dynamic Digital Map (DDM) is a stand-alone program that displays and links maps, images, movies, data and text, such as map explanations and field trip guides. DDMs appear as thematic maps containing camera icons and map symbols that link images, movies and text or analytical data related to the mapped locations. DDM content, and access to it, is summarized by a searchable list of images, maps, or articles. DDMs are web-enabled and browser independent and are made using the cross-platform Revolution programming environment in the form of a 'template', an open source program into which the user can insert metadata (mostly file names) that enable the program to open existing maps, images, figures and movies from an organization of directories. The site features an automated tour on how to use DDMs, a link to download the template source code, and links to tutorials and example DDMs.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Technology. Educational technology
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Integrating technology into the classroom
Key Concept: Geography -- Maps
Date Issued: 2009-07-24
Resource Type: Tool -- Software
Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Professional/Practitioner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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