Geo Tools for Teachers

This course is part of an Erasmus+ project called MYGEO (

The aim of the project is to enhance employment on GIS using a MYGEO portfolio and geo-tools for university teaching. The MOOC has 8 modules with learning and teaching examples using common themes in university lectures.

– Promote the use of geotechnologies in university teaching in order to implement the technological students skills.

– Facilitate University teaching examples, using free and quality geodata that facilitate research, analysis and information management and its visualization.


1. Where can I get and how can I see geodata?
2. How can data be manipulated?
3. How to make decisions?
4. How can I manage data with mobile geo-tools? How can I make a geolocated survey?
5. How can I share data on a Web GIS?
6. How can I explore the power of satellite images?
7. How can I make a 3D representation?
8. How can I design a demo version of an application for a mobile device?


It will be a test at the end of any module. Two questionnaires, one initial and one final after following all modules, is also a mandatory requirement to obtain the course certification.


The same course can be done in in French, Italian, German, and Spanish.

Provided ByUNED Abierta
Type of providerHE Institution
Provided atonline
Learning opportunity typeMOOC
Home page
Start date2022-01-20
End date2022-12-20
Workload in hours50
Admission procedureOpen to all
Price detailsFree registration and access to all materials + free open badge + paid certificate of participation (15€/ 45€)
AssessmentsSelf-evaluation test for every module + Two questionnaires
Type of credentialCertificate of participation
ISCEDF Code0613 - Software and applications development and analysis
Education subjectGeodata, Geotecnología- SIG o GIS (Sistema de Información Geográfica- Geographical Information System)
Learning settingsnon formal learning
Learning outcomeGeo Tools for Teachers
Modernize the way of teaching integrating geographic information systems (GIS) tools naturally in geographical examples in university lectures with learning and teaching examples in different subjects.
Learning outcome typeKnowledges and skills
Learning outcomeGeo Tools for Teachers
Learn how to search for free and quality geodata to facilitate the analysis, visualization and share of information for the construction of critical thinking from the use of first-hand data processed by geotechnologies
Learning outcome typeKnowledges and skills
Assessor typeSelf-evaluation
Assessment formatTest/ Quiz

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