Category Archives: education

EDU Tip – Introduction to QGIS via Self Paced Learning

TweetHere’s a fabulous New Year E-learning opportunity for the young GeoGeek, or anyone looking to polish up their programming skills. QGIS, much like Python, is a skill all the cool kids are learning, and employers are craving! Enter this MOOC … Continue reading

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Time Flies! Early Registration for #esriuc starts December 9

TweetCan you believe it? It’s already time to think about registration for the 2015 ESRIUC – Save the Date, July 20-24, 2015 in San Diego CA. See details including early registration at http://www.esri.com/events/user-conference

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2015 Best Colleges Rankings Like UC Berkeley, Williams College, and Princeton

TweetU.S. News & World Report today released the 30th edition of its flagship Best Colleges rankings, which measure academic excellence. For the second year in a row, Princeton University claims sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Best … Continue reading

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Esri MOOC – Go Places with Spatial Analysis #EsriMOOC

TweetDoes spatial analysis get you going? Are you eager to learn more about geotech? If so then this new MOOC from Esri is for you! Some details from Esri… This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is for people who know … Continue reading

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Online Mapping for Beginners – The Map Academy from CartoDB

TweetSomething innovative from the CartoDB crew (timely given their recent announcement of CartoDB Enterprise) … The Map Academy, a series of online mapping courses – Learn to create maps on the web and visualize geospatial data. The first course is … Continue reading

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EDU Resource – ESRIUC Papers and Tech Workshop Presentations now Online

TweetHere’s a great resource from Esri that has come out of the 2014 ESRIUC. the company has now generously made available the technical workshop presentations and papers from the 2014 conference. Browse the vast collections of papers and presentations, more … Continue reading

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Oh, Nothing Much Here… Just a donation of $1B in Esri Software and STEM EDU

TweetWOW, indeed Jack is making some headlines this week and I love the focus on youth and STEM – for over 20 years now I can recall hearing the industry urging youth to look at STEM for their future and … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online Organization subscriptions available for instructional use at no cost via ConnectED

TweetEsri has been working for months on an effort, launching Tue May 27 from the White House. It is in conjunction with the President’s “ConnectED” program, aimed at boosting access to digital learning for all… From Esri…

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E-book Profiles How GIS Technology Improves Health Care Industry

TweetA new resource from American Sentinal University ‘The State of the Modern Health Care Industry in the 21st Century: Technology and Business Intelligence Leads the Way,’ profiles the tech shifts in health care and offers an inside look into how geographic information … Continue reading

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Webinar Tip – Take Your Data to New Visualization Levels

TweetHere’s details of a webinar of interest from Golden Software taking place this week at 2 times… Create stunning, multidimensional images by combining the functionality of Golden Software’s powerful visualization programs. Details – The Voxler Compatibility Webinar will demonstrate the … Continue reading

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Training Tip – Create an Interactive Map with jQuery (Video)

TweetjQuery is a popular technology tool with the map geeks these days. Here’s a training resource that might help you to get up and running with jQuery – enjoy! In Create an Interactive Map with jQuery, Chris Converse shows how to … Continue reading

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Watch GISDay Activities on the BlueRaster Instagram Map

TweetGISDay is here once again and for a little GISDay fun the cool team at BlueRaster has mashed up a very cool map that shares all the photos on Instagram tagged with the #GISDay hashtag. Have a look around the … Continue reading

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