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Portfolio Workshop

Yesterday, I held a Portfolio Workshop for our Rowan Geography and Environment students. The audio of my talk along with the slides are available on the workshop web page. While I think the talk and discussion was well-received, the audio … Continue reading

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March Madness

Back in January, I had every intention of updating this weekly, but once the semester starts, all bets were off. It’s been a crazy few weeks, juggling several research projects, two classes and compiling everything needed for my recontracting at … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the start of the Spring Semester

Today marks the beginning of the Spring Semester. For many students, this will be their last semester at Rowan University. For me, I’ll be teaching GIS II, which is mostly upperclassmen, and Intro to Mapping and GIS, which is more … Continue reading

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Student Experiences with OpenStreetMap

This semester, I integrated OpenStreetMap into my GIS II class by requiring students to research an area on OSM that lacked detail and update the map. OSM is a great real-world demonstration of some of the GIS principles we’re discussing … Continue reading

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