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Event Information

Title: Introductory GIS Training - ArcGIS Online for the Classroom

Date: June 18, 2014

Time(s): 8:30 – 11:30

Location: Conference Room L139, Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave, Apple Valley, MN

Description: Geospatial technologies are one of the three fastest growing technology fields (Source: U.S. Department of Labor). To introduce students to the geospatial tools and skills that will be required for many high-demand jobs of the future, Minnesota has negotiated a statewide license for Esri Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. The software is available to all K-12 schools, public and private, and non-formal educational organizations and programs in Minnesota at no cost.

This FREE three hour workshop will cover basic GIS and an introduction to ArcGIS Online and how to utilize its resources to develop effective maps for teacher and student. Presentation, data and hands-on exercises are included.

Event Type: Workshop

Target Audience: K-12 Teachers, District Tech Coordinators, Curriculum Coordinators

Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Education

Contact: Scott Freburg

Contact Phone: 651-582-8789

Contact Email: scott.freburg@state.mn.us

Fee: $0

Registration URL: Register now. https://education.state.mn.us/mdesurvey/index.php/993498/lang-en

Registration Deadline: Until Filled

Materials: Presentation, exercises, data, ArcGIS Online

Additional Information: Attendee must bring own laptop. Parking information