Resources for teaching and learning
ASU: ASU research reveals 'weak' replicability of place-based research - "In a recent perspective paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Michael Goodchild, research professor in Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, and Wenwen Li, professor in the school, conduct a novel analysis, shedding new light on the challenges and opportunities the scientific community faces in replicating place-based research."
India Education: University of Freiburg: Student work on the geography of global change - The UNCCD, a subdivision of the United Nations that deals with combating desertification, selected a student poster as a the lead for its website.
UIC: UIC launches new interactive campus map - Among the new features are the (1) “Search Map” feature connects the user to all map resources and location data (2) the “Transit” tab features information about parking, bike rack locations and Divvy bike stations on campus(3) “Accessibility” section provides a summary of accessible parking locations, accessible routes, accessible building entries as well as emergency phones. The map is built on Google Maps.
Thematic Mapping: 101 Inspiring Ways to Visualise Empirical Data - Ken Field's new book is out in electrons; paper coming soon. Ken speaks to the book in this recent blog post.