Application of e-learning in the TEMAP project

Markéta Potůčková, Tomáš Bayer


Map collections belong to valuable parts of the cultural heritage of each nation. The TEMAP project focuses on development and utilisation of modern digitaltechnologies for on-line accessibility of map collections as well as their cataloguing and protection. The article introduces the concept of an e-learning course that aims at explanation of methodologies and software tools applied and developed in scope of the project. The main focus is on the modules Georeferencing and Cartometric analysis that comprise description of the on-line tool Georeferencer and free software packages MapAnalyst and detectproj.


e-learning, TEMAP project, georeferencing, cartometric analysis


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