This month's newsletter features articles about "Recruitment & Retention" and the "Borough of Manhattan".
Please take a few moments to peruse the November issue of the GeoTech Center's Newsletter by going to https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=iwlsajJgloJMwjMMeKy7IQ or by clicking here .
Ocean Science 2014 - Professional Development Opportunity for Two Year College Faculty focused on Oceanography
iGETT-Remote Sensing is an 18-month professional development program for faculty who teach Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at two-year colleges, and at high schools and four-year institutions that are interested in collaborating with two-year programs.
Hands-on instruction at two summer institutes and in monthly webinars will enable participants to:
Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training-Remote Sensing was funded in 2012 with a grant (DUE 1205069) from the National Science Foundation (DUE# 1205069) to the National Council for Geographic Education, in collaboration with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the U.S. Geological Survey Landsat Project, and the GeoTech Center. It builds on the success of the first iGETT project, conducted 2007–2012.
Originally submitted by Ann Johnson and Phil Davis at nearly the same instant. Their posts have been combined. The editor.
As students return to campus, this might be a good resource for you to point them to. The questions would be good as an "entrance" and "exit" exam, and really makes one think in new ways. See below for details from Joe Francica, Editor in Chief of Directions Magazine on how to access the PDF.
As a GIS educator, I'd like to make you and your students aware of a free eBook we are offering entitled "GIS Jobs, GISP Certification and Geospatial Careers ." http://www.directionsmag.com/images/ebooks/2013/07/GIS-jobs.pdf The eBook was compiled from past articles published by Directions Magazine . So far, the eBook has generated nearly 1500 downloads and we are making this available to you at no charge. The contents of the book include:
Please also visit our Directions on Education Channel with more resources on GIS education.
Thanks and regards,
Editor in Chief
The GeoTech Center is happy to report that the Spatial Plexus'13 conference will be held at Georgia Tech on November 4 to the 6th in Atlanta, GA. The GeoTech Center will be sponsoring up to 50 registrations for the conference. If you are a community college educator and would like to be considered for a GeoTech sponsored registration please send an email to GeoTech@kctcs.edu, include your name, your institution, and information about your interests in geospatial technology. Additional information on the conference will be posted at this location shortly.
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