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Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop (In-Person) is a Course

Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop (In-Person)

Aug 3 - Aug 7, 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: Sorensen Arts & Education Complex
Address: 1721 Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Room: SAEC 3151
Date: Monday, August 3rd, - Friday, August 7th, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
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 August 5th - August 9th, 2019


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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