Geospatial Education - Does It Matter Which Software You Learn?

Members of the NEARC-L email listserv engaged in a discussion recently about whether which software is taught at academic institutions (and elsewhere) matters. I encourage you to check out the actual discussion since it was interesting! 

http://list.uvm.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=vgis-l&A=1

I was inspired to post a quick and unscientific survey to collect the opinions of whoever was willing to share them wihin about a day, and the results are in the PDF linked here: Survey Results

And here are the responses to the open-ended question at the end: Comments

Hope you find it interesting!