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Thursday, May 23, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: Students Develop Tracking Jewelry for Moms and Babies to Increase Vaccination Rates

Resources for Teaching and Learning

CNN vs. Fox News 2018 based on
Google search trends
Big Think: Maps show how CNN lost America to Fox News - Frank Jacobs explores some small multiples! Among the conclusions: "Map details dramatic shift from CNN to Fox News over 10-year period."

Thursday, May 16, 2019

GIS Education News: A Geospatial Intelligence Reading List


On and Off Campus

A small section of
Boulder's Child-Friendly City Map
Boulder Patch: Boulder Releases Kid-Friendly Map of the City - I noted this project a few weeks ago: "Two undergrads from the University of Colorado Boulder's Environmental Design Program designed the map using the input provided to them by organizations including Boulder Valley School District, the City of Boulder and other community organizations..." Now the map is online.

University of Kentucky: UK Geography 'Maps' its Way to a Better Lexington - Mapshop grew out of the New Mappings Collaboratory in the Department of Geography. It's an initiative that uses  "expertise in geospatial software and technical resources to assist the City of Lexington in raising critical mapping capacities."

Thursday, May 9, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: Gender and Gender Balance

Men and Women in Geospatial

GEO Business included this graphic with
its press release.
There were two "discussions" on gender in cartography this week and a press release on "gender balance" that may be valuable conversation starters.