Dr. Anthony Robinson of Penn State is continuing development of the first geo-MOOC, a massive open online course titled Maps and the Geospatial Revolution, which begins in July. I spoke with Dr. Robinson in February, just after the course was announced. In part two of our conversation recorded April 16, he shares the challenges and opportunities after working with the Coursera platform, visiting with Esri education team, and contemplating how to assess tens of thousands of students.
TruePosition: Test Results Confirm Ability Of Existing Technologies To Provide Accurate Location Information To First Responders When Indoor Calls Originate From Wireless Phones - Directions Magazine
Public Education Tools & 9-1-1 Education Month - National Emergency Number Association
Why 'indoor GPS' for 911 calls is still years away -- GCN
Indoor Location Test Bed Report (pdf)
The DigitalGlobe Foundation was established to support university research and the next generation of geospatial technology users through grants of satellite imagery. In this interview, Editor in Chief Joe Francica discusses the mission of the Foundation with its executive director, Mark Brender.