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Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop (In-Person)

Ended Jun 5, 2020
3.0 credits

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Full course description

In this five-day workshop, educators learn how to design community-based mapping projects that engage students, align with core standards and work within existing curricula. Participants learn the fundamentals of project-based learning within the CMaP framework and how to enhance projects with educational technology while experiencing firsthand how effective project-based learning can be.

Location: Dixie Middle School
Address: 929 S 100 E, St. George, UT 84770
Date: Monday, June 1st, - Friday, June 5th, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Credit: 3 USBE or 3 SUU Credits
Course Type: In-person
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning

In-Person Course
This is an in-person week long course from June 1st - June 5th, 2020

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Build relationships with local community leaders and GIS professionals.
  • Analyze real-life issues in the community
  • Use GIS, GPS and other geo-spatial technologies to enhance the understanding of issues and facilitate informed decision making.
  • Design a local community project for their classroom and demonstrate how it aligns with state core standards in their content area.

Final Assessment
Write up a CMaP classroom project description following the template provided in class. Include core curriculum standards and objectives that the project supports.

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