Creating and Implementing a Biodiversity Recording App for Teaching and Research in Environmental Studies

Elizabeth White, Liam Basford, Stephen Birch, Alison Black, Alastair Culham, Hazel J McGoff, Karsten O Lundqvist, Philippa Oppenheimer, Jonathan Tanner, Mark Wells, Alice L Mauchline

Abstract


This case study reports on the development of a bespoke mobile recording app for collating records of biodiversity sightings on a University campus. This innovative project was achieved through a multi-disciplinary partnership of staff and students. It is hoped that the app itself will benefit lecturers by streamlining data collection during teaching and learning activities, whilst engaging students and highlighting the wealth of diversity available on campus

Keywords


campus, biodiversity, ecology, learning, citizen science, Higher Education

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v1i1.166

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