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Analyzing Change Over Space and Time in Social Studies with Web Mapping Tools

February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EST

Explore easy and powerful ways to teach and learn about change over space and time using web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping tools. Tools, such as ArcGIS Online and story maps, can be effectively used to analyze historical events, population and demographics, land use, watersheds, natural hazards, and economic data from local to global scale. This webinar will demonstrate how to teach with these free online tools, data sets, and curricular components, and how you can get started.

Presenter: Joseph Kerski is a geographer focused on supporting and fostering spatial thinking and analysis through geotechnologies at all levels, from primary to secondary university to lifelong learning, across social studies, STEM, and other subjects, internationally.  He serves as Education Manager for Esri, a provider of GIS solutions, and as instructor at the University of Denver, and in the past for USGS, US Census Bureau, and NOAA.  He teaches dozens of face to face courses and online professional development workshops for faculty and students annually and is past president of the National Council for Geographic Education (www.ncge.org). 

Registration Fee: $20 - NCSS members / $40 - NCSS nonmembers

** If you are interested in attending all three mapping webinars being offered, register at a 15% discounted rate here.

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