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QGIS Manual, online and open

This manual for Quantum GIS is new to me. Organized as a self-paced tutorial, and comprehensive in its approach. h/t @adenas

online class for Web GIS available in Spring 2014

Esri’s Pinde Fu will lead an online course on Web GIS through the Harvard Extension School during the 2014 spring semester. Here is the course syllabus. • This course will be taught via online videos and web conferences. Thus students can join the course from anywhere. • Registered students will be provided with ArcGIS Desktop… Continue reading

Assessment of GIS Learning

At this time of year, educators’ minds often turn to grading. And how much a despised part of academia it is.  Whether it’s an exam or the ubiquitous “final project” that characterize so many GIS courses, I’m curious about assessment of student learning of GIS in general. I don’t often see “learning outcomes” on GIS syllabi.  More… Continue reading