National GIS Day is Wednesday, November 20. Stay tuned for a schedule of activities at Usdan. Visit the tables at Usdan to learn about GIS resources on campus, go on a geocaching scavenger hunt, play geoguess’r, make your own GIS map, and eat world cake. From 2:40-4:00 pm (Exley 074) attend an informal talk by … Read more
An engaging white paper by Diana Sinton, Jon Caris, Niem Huynh, and Meg Stewart posted on Sinton’s TeachGIS blog.
Go to http://wesconnect.wesleyan.edu/womenofwesleyan-STEM to see the schedule for Friday’s Women in STEM event, which will provide information and encouragement for women who are considering, or are pursuing, careers in science, technology, engineering, or math.
GIS courses for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 See below for this year’s exciting GIS course offerings. For course descriptions, see WesMaps. Introduction to GIS (E&ES 322) and Service Learning Lab (E&ES 324): Fall 2013. Intended participants: Students with limited or no prior GIS experience. GIS in Research Seminar (QAC 239): Fall 2013. Intended participants: … Read more
The Language Mapper Tool is an interactive map allowing users to explore the geography of language and immigrant communities in the United States. Visit the Maps in the Media page for more examples of GIS applications.
Go to the Training page to see a sample of non-Wesleyan GIS training opportunities. Many more training sessions can be found online.
Use the resources on this blog to enrich your teaching and research with spatial visualization and analysis.