Teaching & Learning with Geospatial Tools (2017)

Summer 2017

Catalog description: Exploration of geospatial tools, including but not limited to global positioning systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS), and related visualization tools (e.g., Google Earth). Application of these tools and techniques to instructional settings, including appropriate pedagogy and assessment.

Course format: This class is a short-form course, meeting face-to-face for 8 days over a 9-day stretch (Saturday, 24 June through Sun, 2 July; no class on Weds, 28 June). Class begins at 8:30 am and ends at 1:00 pm.

Recommended equipment, software & web services

Class location – We will be meeting in the Mac lab of Iacocca Hall (E106) each day however we will venture outside on occasion for activities.

Class sessions & topics – Each topic links to supporting pages. I will be posting as much material as possible on this publicly-available webpage and will make minimal use of CourseSite. Unless otherwise noted, assignments are due on the day in which they’re listed.