Category Archives: education

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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Educators Gain access to Environmental Data with NOAA View

TweetSomething new this week as NOAA introduces a new educational resource designed to give the public and educators access to environmental data and more! The NOAA View imagery portal provides a single point for experiencing NOAA data, including environmental information … Continue reading

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Top 200 US Colleges Ranked by Daily Beast

TweetRanking are always fun and here’s another fun “top List” for you to browse in order to get an idea of what are considered by some to be the Top Colleges in the US. The Daily Beast’s Down + Dirty … Continue reading

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Deadline for PANalytical NIR’s Goetz Instrument Support Program for Student

TweetPANalytical NIR is today reminding graduate students to submit their proposals by October 15 for a chance to be awarded a remote sensing instrument that will enhance their research projects. Students will be awarded either the FieldSpec 4 or Handheld … Continue reading

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Thinking About GIS, the Fifth Time!

TweetYes indeed, once again you can start thinking about GIS… Obviously, what I’m talking about is the 5th edition of one of the most popular GIS / GeoTech books to ever hit the market, Thinking About GIS authored by Roger … Continue reading

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