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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

GIS Education Weekly: Pokemon GO a Winner in Marketing, Education and Location Based Disruption

Pokemon GO

It's become a darling for marketing:
And, it's educational:
But it continues to be disruptive in some geographies:
And if you missed it:
  • PokeVision, built on ArcGIS Online, and sites like it, have gone dark.

Degrees, Programs and Courses

There's an interesting thread on Reddit/GIS titled Graduate GIS Cert VS. Coursera? which tries to tease out the value of a certificate from the Coursera specialization.

The Global SOF Foundation announced Fayetteville State University, an HBCU, has joined the Foundation as its first academic partner. The Global SOF Foundation represents the special operations community with members from more than 50 countries. The school will contribute to forces safety and well being via its Center for Defense and Homeland Security.

The American Enterprise Institute explores Geospatial Impediments to Community College Access.


Registration is open for Esri's Imagery at Work MOOC, which starts September 7.