General Resources for Using GIS and Maps in Class
The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science is "a non-profit organization that creates and supports communities of practice for GIScience research, education, and policy endeavors in higher education and with allied institutions."
Spatial@UCSB includes educational resources for integrating spatial concepts across the curriculum.
Spatial Thinking in Education by Joseph Kerski (Education Manager, ESRI), includes a blog, resources, podcast, publications and other resources for teaching with GIS.
Hamilton’s own Barb Tewksbury presented a seminar on teaching GIS and Remote Sensing in 2010 at the On the Cutting Edge workshop. Although this program focuses on teaching geoscience, there are a number of tips and resources on teaching with GIS in general, including a list of ideal student outcomes.
Google Earth Outreach provides a platform for non-profits and public benefit organizations, helping them give geographic content to their stories. This site includes a Showcase of different topics, resources for organizations, and a number of excellent Tutorials.
Jeremy Donald and Mike Winiski of Furman University have put together a blended learning module on data classification to “show you how to understand and use classification when both interpreting and creating maps.” They include video tutorials, sample exercises, and a sample curriculum for this kind of work.
Last updated: December 13, 2022