CRISTIANA MARTINHA

Cristiana Martinha (PHOTO)

CRISTIANA MARTINHA

University of Porto - Center of “Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning”

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 MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

Geographical Education; Geography Textbooks; Spatial Thinking; Geography Teacher Training; GIS in Education

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ACADEMIC CAREER

She is a post-doc researcher at the University of Porto / Center of Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning developing a research project entitled “The spatial thinking development through Geography textbooks – an international comparison” funded by the Foundation for Sciences and Technology of Portugal. She also teaches “Research Methodology in Geography Education” at Minho University as invited assistant professor.

In 2012 she was short-term fellow and in 2013 she was intern at Georg-Eckert-Institute for International Textbook Research. She has also been working in the European project “Digital-Earth” since 2011 (coordinated by Salzburg University) and in the national project “We Propose! – Citizenship and Innovation in Geographical Education” (coordinated by Lisbon University). She is also a Portuguese contact person of the “GeoForo” network that links geography educators in Latin countries.

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Sponsoring Organizations:


Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University

EUGEO


With the support of:


ESRI Italia ESRI ESA

Publisher:
Edizioni Nuova Cultura

 

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