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A long term GIS career involves more than just learning about GIS.A long term GIS career involves more than just learning about GIS.

GIS Distance Learning – Certificate and Degree Programs

Don’t have a school near you offering GIS? If you don’t live near a college or university offering GIS coursework, distance learning can be a valuable way to learn GIS skills and software programs online. Find schools offering GIS distance learning coursework via internet-based classes in the field for certificate […]

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iGETT participants learning GIS in the lab. Source: NASA.iGETT participants learning GIS in the lab. Source: NASA.

Ensuring the Future of GIS with Geospatial Education

The U.S. government is helping to guarantee the future of GIS by investing billions of dollars in geospatial education. The hope is that this funding will go towards developing a workforce that is able to use geographic information in order to solve local, national, and global problems. Of source, the […]

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Free eBook: Five Steps to Build Your GIS Career

A new eBook has been released by American Sentinel University entitled, “Five Steps to Build Your GIS Career.”  The short booklet outlines five pathways to consider for those seeking to build a GIS career.  Those interested in reading the book will need to submit their name and contact information as […]

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GIS Skills and Landscape Architecture Education

GIS Skills and Landscape Architecture Education

The March 2012 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine reviewed the current state of GIS education at landscape architecture schools and found that although GIS is a “vital tools for large-scale land planning” some schools are not making it mandatory for students to train in geospatial technologies.  The magazine in Spring of 2011 […]

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New Mappings Collaboratory

New Mappings Collaboratory

The Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky recently announced the formation of the New Mappings Collaboratory: “New Maps” draws upon both applied and conceptual traditions in mapping practices and mapping thought and represents a stream of scholarship focused on public engagement, “big data” and user-generated Internet content, as well […]

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Esri’s GIS Grants for 4-H Program Now Accepting Applicants

Esri’s GIS Grants for 4-H Program Now Accepting Applicants

The 2012 GIS Grants for 4-H Program is now open for applications.   4-H programs within the United States and Operation Military Kids clubs on American military bases around the world are eligible to apply for Esri’s program.  There are three grant levels: Getting Started with GIS, ArcGIS Youth Club, and ArcGIS Educator programs: […]

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Case Study: Students Using ArcGIS.com to Study Soil Erosion

Case Study: Students Using ArcGIS.com to Study Soil Erosion

ESRI Canada has published a case study about the use of ArcGIS.com by Canadian students to learn about their environment.  By learning spatial skills, the students were able to study and map out a local environmental issue, the erosion of the Scarborough Bluffs. Recently, the school leveraged the geographic information system […]