Teaching the History of Art and Architecture with Google Earth

Instructors today have a wealth of technology at their fingertips, presenting new ways to introduce students to art and architecture exploration in real time. Students have the opportunity to view a wide variety of art from many cultures, influenced by geography, history, religion, and social and political climate.

Fred Kleiner, Ph.D.

Professor of History of Art & Architecture,
Professor of Archaeology,
Boston University

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Instructors today have a wealth of technology at their fingertips, presenting new ways to introduce students to art and architecture exploration in real time. Students have the opportunity to view a wide variety of art from many cultures, influenced by geography, history, religion, and social and political climate.

In this presentation, Professor Kleiner will describe how bringing Google Earth/Google Maps software into all of his courses has transformed his classroom into an exciting and memorable learning experience for students at all levels. The presentation will also take the form of a how-to tutorial.

In this webinar replay, you will learn:

  • How to bring Google Earth of Google Maps into your Art History classroom
  • Ways to integrate Google Earth into your lesson plans
  • How geo tools can engage and motivate students in their journey of discovery
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