Traditional training in geospatial technologies consists of lecturing for up to 45 minutes, giving a demonstration, and then assigning a hands-on software exercise. This educational approach, however, can be improved upon to increase learning and retention by adults. In this article, a more active learning design is presented that was used to improve Geographic Information System training workshops for university faculty, staff, and students.
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Guevara, C., Swett, R., & Monroe, M. C. (2013). Improving Interactive Workshops: A Case Study of GIS Workshops. The Journal of Extension, 51(2), Article 15. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.51.02.15