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GIS Education News Weekly: Service Learning, Digital Humanities Grant, Geo for Edu Policy, World Record

GIS Service Learning at Wesleyan As part of the GIS Service Learning Laboratory course, Katy Hardt ’15 researched the wetlands, waterways and critical habitats of the northwest section of Middletown. Hardt and fellow group members John Murchison ’16 and Catherine Reilly ’15 presented their...

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The State of the Geospatial Industry

Yesterday I hosted a conversation on that topic as part of the AvidGeo Conference 2014/LocationTech Tour Boston event. I was invited to "give a talk," but if you know me I'm the last person who wants to watch or give a PowerPoint presentation. So I didn't do that....Read more

QGIS Compared: Editing data

In the final part of her series, Grethen Peterson answers the question: "How does QGIS perform when it comes to editing data?"

Putting Learning on the Map: Visualizing Opportunity in 21st Century Communities

In a new report, Putting Learning on the Map: Visualizing Opportunity in 21st Century Communities, author Lindsey Tepe argues for the greater use of community-level mapping to address if American learners have access to the educational opportunities that lead to success in the...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: Big Fork Supports ConnectED, Mentors, Geography Needed

Why High Schools Don't Teach GIS There aren’t many high schools that teach GIS as it’s a not obvious where the course belongs. “It’s difficult to figure out where to put it because it’s so non-traditional,” [Hans] Bodenhamer [GIS instructor at...Read more

After a Year in GIS: Things I Wish I’d known in College

BombardmentSociety posted this on Reddit/GIS: In December 2013, I graduated with a Masters in geography with emphasis on GIS. After a year in the real world, here's some things I wish I would've known then.  Learn to function in AutoCAD.  Pay...Read more

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