Alliance Summer Geography Institute

GeoTech Institute



Geospatial Technology for Teachers

TBA - University of South Carolina, Columbia

The SCGA presents this program addressing technology applications for teaching geography, creating solutions that work for all instructors regardless of software availability. The Institute consists of classroom work, hands-on activities, and daily computer-related demonstrations. Topics explored include Measuring the Earth; Teaching Data Collection and Uses (GPS); Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing; Using Mapping to Explore Data and Reveal Patterns (Google Earth, ArcGIS Explorer); and Using GIS to Analyze Spatial Data. Participants receive continuing education credits, a text, software and other teaching materials, and instruction on geospatial technologies. All K-12 teachers, and those involved with K-12 education outreach, are invited to apply.