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Thursday, March 14, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: Lindsey the GIS Specialist Featured in Children's Book

Resources

Bolton-Menk: The engineering firm offers e-books for children. The latest is Lindsey the GIS Specialist. It joins books about civil engineering and landscape architecture. Commenters on Reddit/r/GIS noted the GIS title might be valuable for adults, as well. Via Dawn Wright.

Two Historical Story Maps: Via my colleague Joseph Kerski: "Both of these are extensively researched and well done maps from an upper-level undergraduate student at the University of Northern Colorado."  He notes The Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution and The Negro National League and African-American Mobility, 1920-1931.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: GIS Appears in a Laboratory Technician Associate of Applied Science Degree

Resources for Teaching and Learning

CityLab: The Geography of America’s Mobile and ‘Stuck,’ Mapped - The United States is facing a new class distinction: those who are mobile across state lines, and those who are stuck.  

The Atlantic: The Geography of Partisan Prejudice - "A guide to the most—and least—politically open-minded counties in America" It is not pretty.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: SocialCops Course Covers Mapping Geospatial Data in R

On and Off Campus

The Edge: Business Briefs - Williams College has a new interactive map showing the college’s sustainability initiatives. A Williams senior and the college sustainability coordinator built it during fall 2018 on platform called Concept 3D. Middlebury has one, too, built on the same platform.

University of Wisconsin: Online MS in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems helps GIS professional map his future - A working professional is taking an online program for a Masters. His employer is paying of some of it and he's looking for a scholarship to pay for the rest.