There’s no question that Story Maps and the Story Map templates are valuable and useful for many things. There are crowd-sourced story maps, some are strictly map based, some share news and event information, others are used to gather crowd-sourced information, and then some stories walk you through a visual experience told through photos and […]
The topic of Geoint needs to be on the mind of all of us involved in geospatial technologies. We may not work directly on Geo Intel projects or with DOD agencies, however, that doesn’t mean that some time in the future we won’t be.
Learning ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online and other valuable GIS related technology has never been easier, thanks to a wealth of information and learning resources at our disposal. Case in point: This “Learn ArcGIS” online resource is just one of many learn at your own pace EDU offerings that the professional, student, or would-be GIS pro can […]
So, you want to go to school and get that degree – maybe you want to be a Geographer? Well, there’s some great news as a there’s now a webmap that can show you where you can get your degree – The College Map (Beta) #EDU #STEM #GeoEducation.
This tip comes via Rich Shultz (@RSchultzGeoTech), educator and Associate Director/co-PI of the National GeoTech Center… Take 10 minutes and then pass it along to one other person. Let’s teach the importance of spatial thinking to our future workforce. In this awesome presentation, Dr. Kerski (@josephkerski) discusses paper maps and the evolution of mobile maps, […]
Geographers and Cartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their work, all in an effort to make people want to look at and appreciate their work. However, maps don’t always look amazing, actually, sometimes they are down-right ugly! Esri wants to help GIS professionals polish […]
Big Data is “Big” these days and in particular, for those of us in the GIS / Geospatial technologies, much of the data that we work with on a daily basis likely falls under the topic of “Big Data”. It is common lately to see job opportunities arising for those skilled in Big Data and […]
We love sharing educational resources and anything else that helps students and professionals alike to advance their skills and knowledge to be applied to cool GIS and GeoTech. A shout-out here to our friends at the University of Kentucky who are promoting some fine GIS and GeoTech EDU offerings.
A Geomentor can be anyone who recognises the significance of GIS and has an interest in helping young people. Dr. Joseph Kerski of Esri is the ultimate GeoMentor! Joseph is constantly assisting the community, sharing tips, tricks, lessons and evangelizing GIS, Geographic learning and the Science of Where. Most noteworthy though is Joseph’s involment with […]
Case study – Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online Supports Managing Student Accounts at Center of Geographic Science (COGS)
The GIS / Geotech EDU user community, in particular, higher learning, has been very active with Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online since the launch in 2015. In fact, the Geo EDU community is likely our most passionate and appreciative user base.