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The Importance of Spatial Thinking Now

Mercator_1569

In its 375 years, Harvard has only ever eliminated one entire academic program. If you had to guess, what program do you think that was and when was it killed off?The answer: Harvard eradicated its Geography Department in the 1940s, and many universities followed suit.The timing couldn’t have been worse, really. Shortly after the elimination of Geography here at Harvard, the discipline underwent a quantitative and computational revolution that eventually produced innovations like Google Maps and global positioning systems, to name just two. Seventy years later we are paying for a prolonged lack of spatial thinking at American universities. There

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04 Oct
Justin C. Houk @GEOpdx
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04 Oct
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03 Oct
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02 Oct
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02 Oct
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02 Oct
Joshua S Campbell @disruptivegeo
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02 Oct
Richard Petry @TheMapAddict
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02 Oct
egeomate @egeomate
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01 Oct
Joshua McNary @McNary
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01 Oct
Diana Sinton @dianamaps
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01 Oct
BCS @bcsgis
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01 Oct
Dale Loberger @DaleLoberger
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01 Oct
Guido Stein @GuidoS
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01 Oct
CanGeo Education @CanGeoEdu
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01 Oct
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30 Sep
Robert Barr @DrBobBarr
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30 Sep
Dawn Wright @deepseadawn
+1000! RT @michael_d_gould @kennethfield: +1 > Importance of geography & spatial thinking by @kirkgoldsberry http://t.co/vla4l4nIUj
30 Sep
michael GOULD @michael_d_gould
RT @kennethfield: +1 > Importance of geography & spatial thinking by @kirkgoldsberry - http://t.co/qmcUVI2qZO via @awoodruff
30 Sep
Aaron @theburntcity
RT @kennethfield: +1 > Importance of geography & spatial thinking by @kirkgoldsberry - http://t.co/aV6aJAMJhq via @awoodruff
30 Sep
views of the world @geoviews
About the importance of geography and spatial thinking by @kirkgoldsberry http://t.co/pIGqXxYgvD (via @awoodruff & @kennethfield)
30 Sep
Kenneth Field @kennethfield
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30 Sep
Andy Woodruff @awoodruff
Nice little piece on the importance of geography & spatial thinking by @kirkgoldsberry - http://t.co/VJM6Ws19Ic
30 Sep
Robert Soden @rsoden
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