Category Archives: education

High Tech Text Books for iOS and Android Tablets with Net Texts

TweetHere’s an interesting open resource that enables book publishers to easily publish school textbooks in a tablet ready, mobile format (Android and iOS).  Teachers use the Content Management Website to select existing courses or to create new courses by mixing … Continue reading

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Dalhousie University GIS Prof seeks solution to student ignorance of geography

TweetA cool story on a popular topic that rears its head every year or so, students and their lack of geographic skills and understanding of the Earth. Imagine a group of Canadian University students not being able to locate the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Moving to Mobility

TweetSave the date, August 15 for the next GCS “Big Data” webinar this one with a focus on mobility.  In the second Geospatial Big Data webinar, GCS will demonstrate how it builds mobile applications as part of Big Data solutions … Continue reading

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Badge System Tracks Student Achievement in Online Geospatial Programs

TweetAn interesting idea from American sentinel U re. competency based learning in Geospatial.  American Sentinel University’s GIS program chair, Stephen McElroy, Ph.D., GISP, will highlight how the university’s badge system is used to document competency-based geospatial learning as part of … Continue reading

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PennState EDU Introduces Maps and the Geospatial Revolution Online Training

TweetAn amazing new effort from Penn State (PSU) kicks off this week in the form of a massive, online EDU offering – enter Maps and the Geospatial Revolution. In just 6-9 hours a week, students can enjoy this online offering … Continue reading

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Hack4Colorado Sets the Bar High For Hackathons – Congrats @Hack4CO

TweetThere’s no doubt that the Colorado Geek and hacking community is second to none! The recent Hack4Colorado event that took place May 31, 2013 is a great example for anyone interested in hacking or planning a similar hackathon or hackfest… … Continue reading

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Live Training from Esri – Capturing Data with Collector for ArcGIS

TweetHave you taken advantage of the free, live training offered by the team at Esri? Today (May 30) Jeff and David from the mobile team will be offering up some valuable training on using data with collector for ArcGIS – … Continue reading

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The Geo for Higher Ed Summit 2013 from Google – Apply Now

TweetSomething quite awesome from Google on the horizon, in particular, a great opportunity for educators and those involved in Geo at the higher education level – enter Geo for Higher Education Summit. Taking place July at the Googleplex in MountainView, … Continue reading

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Learn how Juniper Aspect can increase efficiency in field data collection

TweetHere’s an opportunity for you to learn about the easy-to-use mapping software designed with field crews in mind thanks to Juniper Systems. Juniper Aspect is a mapping software specifically designed with field crews in mind, allowing you to: Cut costs … Continue reading

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Tips For Ocean and Climate Literacy

TweetSome fun, and educational resources from NOAA as Ocean Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts, and Climate Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts present a vision of an ocean and climate-literate society.  A practical resource for educators, these guides outline the knowledge … Continue reading

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Take Me Out To The Ball Park at ESRIUC!

TweetA tip here for those of you heading to San Diego CA this July for ESRIUC. We luck out this year as the Padres have a home stand the week of UC and that means loads of opportunities to get … Continue reading

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Webinar Tip – Serving Geospatial Imagery Doesn’t Have to be so Hard

TweetHere’s details of another webinar coming from the Seattle-based crew at LizardTech – “Effortless: Serving Geospatial Imagery Doesn’t Have to be so Hard”. This free event is scheduled to run live online Tuesday April 2 starting at 11 AM PDF … Continue reading

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