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EDPD 5925-365 Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop is a Course

EDPD 5925-365 Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop

Jun 7 - Jun 12, 2021
3.0 credits

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 About Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop

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.  

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

 

 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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