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2009 Esri Education User Conference Proceedings

The Esri Education User Conference provides a forum for members of the education community to come together and share their GIS experiences and knowledge. Here you will find copies of papers given by EdUC attendees on topics including administration and planning, designing curriculum and degree programs, using GIS in libraries and museums, community projects and partnerships, education research and teacher education, and teaching with GIS.

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Title Documents Author Track Session
A Complete GIS Program: Organization, Design, and Implementation Jeffrey, Scott Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
A GIS Degree That Merges GIS with Surveying Presentation [PDF] Kalb, Evelyn Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Geomatics/Geospatial technologies
A GIS Degree That Merges GIS with Surveying Presentation [PDF] Walker, Jack Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Geomatics/Geospatial technologies
A GIS Degree That Merges GIS with Surveying Presentation [PDF] Ritter, John Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Geomatics/Geospatial technologies
A GIS Degree That Merges GIS with Surveying Presentation [PDF] Marker, Mason Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Geomatics/Geospatial technologies
Ancient Trail Mapping in Highland Ecuador Paper [PDF] Smith, Betty Teaching with GIS in Higher Education GIS in the Field
Application of GIS as Educational Decision Support System Paper [PDF] Koirala, Narayan GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Tackling Educational Success Internationally
Application of GIS as Educational Decision Support System Paper [PDF] Banskota, Tibendra GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Tackling Educational Success Internationally
ArcGIS Explorer or Google Earth: The User Decides Moreira, Gustavo GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Tackling Educational Success Internationally
Bring the EdUC to Your Own Backyard Chaucer, Alexander Educational Research and Teacher Education Teacher Professional Development with GIS
Bring the EdUC to Your Own Backyard Malone, Lyn Educational Research and Teacher Education Teacher Professional Development with GIS
Building a 4-H Geospatial Program in New York Presentation [PDF] Malone, Charles Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Building a 4-H Geospatial Program in New York Presentation [PDF] Smith, Stephen Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Building a 4-H Geospatial Program in New York Presentation [PDF] Hoskins, Susan Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Collaborative Development of Secondary School Internet Mapping Activities Paper [PDF] Lopez, Anthony Teaching with GIS in Schools Collaborative Projects Net Results
Collaborative Development of Secondary School Internet Mapping Activities Paper [PDF] Diggs, David Teaching with GIS in Schools Collaborative Projects Net Results
Collaborative Development of Secondary School Internet Mapping Activities Paper [PDF] Klein, Phil Teaching with GIS in Schools Collaborative Projects Net Results
Collecting and Preserving Geospatial Content: The NDGA Experience Sweetkind-Singer, Julie Using GIS in Libraries and Museums Academic Libraries Supporting GIS Learning and Research
Collecting and Preserving Geospatial Content: The NDGA Experience Erwin, Tracey Using GIS in Libraries and Museums Academic Libraries Supporting GIS Learning and Research
Community Sustainability Mapping Butler, Ben Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Conservation of Water for Farm Land Presentation [PDF] Saracini, Trent Community Projects and Partnerships Learning Life Skills Through Community Projects
Core Competencies for GIS Professionals: Approaching Synthesis and Consensus Ferstenberg, Daniel Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Curriculum Evaluation
Core Competencies for GIS Professionals: Approaching Synthesis and Consensus DiBiase, David Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Curriculum Evaluation
Creating a High School GIS Course: School-to-Career Connections Pruess, Jonathan Teaching with GIS in Schools Heading Beyond High School: Spatial Decision Making for College, Career, Life
Creating a High School GIS Course: School-to-Career Connections Wagner, Michael Teaching with GIS in Schools Heading Beyond High School: Spatial Decision Making for College, Career, Life
DACUM Curriculum Analysis for GIS Technicians Johnson, John Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Curriculum Evaluation
Design and Implementation of an Integrated "Geospatial Technology" College Course Leipnik, Mark Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Geomatics/Geospatial technologies
Designing Lessons for English Language Learners Wright, Jesse Teaching with GIS in Schools Making Mapping Easier
Developing a Curriculum: Occupational Analysis for Geospatial Technology Semerjian, Christopher Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Curriculum Evaluation
Developing a Curriculum: Occupational Analysis for Geospatial Technology Rudibaugh, Mike Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Curriculum Evaluation
Development and Use of Virtual Worlds in the Classroom Rouse, Jesse Teaching with GIS in Higher Education New Teaching Applications
Development and Use of Virtual Worlds in the Classroom Bergeron, Susan Teaching with GIS in Higher Education New Teaching Applications
Digital Globes: The Importance of Effective Teaching Clagett, Katie Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
Earth, Wind and Fire: Language Arts Collides with Geography Presentation [PDF] Duke, Barbaree Teaching with GIS in Schools Using GIS in Multiple Disciplines in Schools
Earth, Wind and Fire: Language Arts Collides with Geography Presentation [PDF] White, Shannon Teaching with GIS in Schools Using GIS in Multiple Disciplines in Schools
Elementary Students Learn Spatial Thinking in After School Program Presentation [PDF] Thompsom, Dean Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Elementary Students Learn Spatial Thinking in After School Program Presentation [PDF] Noser, Terrie Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Elementary Students Learn Spatial Thinking in After School Program Presentation [PDF] Shelhamer, Van Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Engaging Youth in Community Projects Using GIS Paper [PDF] Cofer, Sarah Community Projects and Partnerships Learning Life Skills Through Community Projects
Engaging Youth in Community Projects Using GIS Paper [PDF] Ray, Thomas Community Projects and Partnerships Learning Life Skills Through Community Projects
Entrepreneurial Business GIS Education with a Business Analyst Learning Center Presentation [PDF] Miller, Fred Teaching with GIS in Higher Education GIS Education in Multiple Fields
Firewise: A New Curriculum on Fire in the Wildland Urban Interface Palmer, Anita Teaching with GIS in Schools Using GIS in Multiple Disciplines in Schools
Firewise: A New Curriculum on Fire in the Wildland Urban Interface Palmer, Roger Teaching with GIS in Schools Using GIS in Multiple Disciplines in Schools
Full-Year Project Based GIS in the High School Curriculum Schwartz, Adam Teaching with GIS in Schools Collaborative Projects Net Results
Full-Year Project Based GIS in the High School Curriculum Lapidus, Josh Teaching with GIS in Schools Collaborative Projects Net Results
Gearing Up for GIS in Middle School Science Peterson, Linda Teaching with GIS in Schools Using GIS in Multiple Disciplines in Schools
Geospatial Semester: Connecting High School and College with GIS Kolvoord, Bob Teaching with GIS in Schools Heading Beyond High School: Spatial Decision Making for College, Career, Life
Geospatial Semester: Connecting High School and College with GIS Keranen, Kathryn Teaching with GIS in Schools Heading Beyond High School: Spatial Decision Making for College, Career, Life
Getting Involved: Community Mapping Projects at CNM Ballard, Amy Community Projects and Partnerships Spatial Literacy to Workforce GIS Skills
GIS and Health Care: Educational Needs Assessment Presentation [PDF] Gotz, Cindy Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
GIS and Health Care: Educational Needs Assessment Presentation [PDF] Frates, Janice Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
GIS and Health Care: Educational Needs Assessment Presentation [PDF] Wechsler, Suzanne Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
GIS Applications on Environmental Education in Taiwan Paper [PDF] Yeh, Mei-Ling Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
GIS Applications on Environmental Education in Taiwan Paper [PDF] Chou, Tien-Yin Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
GIS Applications on Environmental Education in Taiwan Paper [PDF] Lai, Yu-Chen Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
GIS for Sustainable Development Dominican Republic: Boca Chica Schools Case Presentation [PDF] Joyanes, Luis Teaching with GIS in Schools Making Mapping Easier
GIS for Sustainable Development Dominican Republic: Boca Chica Schools Case Presentation [PDF] Perez Sierra, Quinta Teaching with GIS in Schools Making Mapping Easier
GIS for Sustainable Development Dominican Republic: Boca Chica Schools Case Presentation [PDF] Hernández, Stafany Teaching with GIS in Schools Making Mapping Easier
GIS in Education: Breaking All the Rules? Coulter, Bob Educational Research and Teacher Education Innovative Teaching with GIS
GIS in Educational Research: 'Geography of Opportunity' Alibrandi, Marsha Educational Research and Teacher Education Leveraging Strategy and Theory
GIS in High School Education: Developing Community Projects Floro, Mila Lynne Community Projects and Partnerships Spatial Literacy to Workforce GIS Skills
GIS in Migrant Worker Communities of Southern Chester County Coutu, Gary Community Projects and Partnerships Spatial Literacy to Workforce GIS Skills
GIS in the Outdoors: Progressing Fieldwork in Geosciences Field, Kenneth Teaching with GIS in Higher Education GIS in the Field
GIS Learning Objects for Agriculture and Natural Resources Logan, Joanne Teaching with GIS in Higher Education GIS Education in Multiple Fields
GIS Tools to Improve Design for NJ Secondary Schools Rudnicki, Joseph GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Improving School Planning
GIS Tools to Improve Design for NJ Secondary Schools Harrison, Russell GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Improving School Planning
GIT Ahead: Integrating GIS into Secondary School Science Curricula Edelstein, Karen Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
Going Interactive: Spreading the Mapping Bug Stevens, Debbie Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Going Interactive: Spreading the Mapping Bug Runneals, Jane Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Hazel Bazemore County Park Is Spatially the Best Brown, Brian Community Projects and Partnerships Citizen Science: Learning by Doing
How Can GIS Improve the Learning Process? Sanchez, Eric Educational Research and Teacher Education Innovative Teaching with GIS
iBoat: A Coastal Fire Runoff Project in Hawaii Wiecking, Bill Teaching with GIS in Schools Esri GIS Plus Outside Tech
Implications of Instructional Technology Theory for Geospatial Education Research White, Shannon Educational Research and Teacher Education Leveraging Strategy and Theory
Improving Communities through 4-H Geospatial Projects Sallee, Jeff Community Projects and Partnerships GIS in Community Emergency Preparedness
Integrating GPS with GIS Education Model for Alternative High Schools Hotz, Helenmary Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Integrating GPS with GIS Education Model for Alternative High Schools Zhu, Jun Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Investigating Watershed Dynamics in the Classroom Using My World GIS Presentation [PDF] Awad, Aida Teaching with GIS in Schools Esri GIS Plus Outside Tech
Investigating Watershed Dynamics in the Classroom Using My World GIS Presentation [PDF] Buzby, Colleen Teaching with GIS in Schools Esri GIS Plus Outside Tech
Investigating Watershed Dynamics in the Classroom Using My World GIS Presentation [PDF] Smith, David Teaching with GIS in Schools Esri GIS Plus Outside Tech
Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Renewable Energy, Agriscience: Growing GIS across Curriculums Welch, Robert Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Geomatics/Geospatial technologies
Learning Local History by Mapping Veteran Gravesites Peck, Mary Community Projects and Partnerships Citizen Science: Learning by Doing
Leveraging Technology in the Classroom: Organization, Delivery, and Grading Hurt, Indy Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Methodology
Making Connections with Community Mapping—Escambia County 4-H Leadership Team Gonzalez, Charlie Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Making Connections with Community Mapping—Escambia County 4-H Leadership Team Estes, Latessa Community Projects and Partnerships Building Innovative Youth GIS Programs
Making Spatial Decisions in Earth and Environmental Science: New Curricula Kolvoord, Bob Teaching with GIS in Schools Heading Beyond High School: Spatial Decision Making for College, Career, Life
Making Spatial Decisions in Earth and Environmental Science: New Curricula Keranen, Kathryn Teaching with GIS in Schools Heading Beyond High School: Spatial Decision Making for College, Career, Life
ModelBuilder as a Pedagogical Tool Bohlin, Jonas Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Methodology
Older Moms Deliver Rynerson, Charles GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Improving School Planning
Older Moms Deliver Lycan, Richard GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Improving School Planning
Partnering with National Geospatial Center of Excellence Johnson, Ann Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
Partnering with National Geospatial Center of Excellence Lewis, Christine Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
Partnering with National Geospatial Center of Excellence Nelson, John Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
Partnering with National Geospatial Center of Excellence Davis, Phillip Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
Placing Transportation History: A Local Example Paper [PDF] Martin, Robert Teaching with GIS in Higher Education GIS Education in Multiple Fields
Project Community Involvement with GIS: Making a Difference! Dossman, Teresa Community Projects and Partnerships Learning Life Skills Through Community Projects
Recruiting Students into GIS Classes: What Works for Us Yanow, Ken Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
Results of a Survey of California Community Colleges Geospatial Programs Johnson, Ann Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
Results of a Survey of California Community Colleges Geospatial Programs Lewis, Christine Supporting a GIS Program Supporting GIS Programs at Two-year Colleges
Social Entrepreneurialship: Youth GIS Projects That Pay Putthoff, Jeff Community Projects and Partnerships Learning Life Skills Through Community Projects
Social Entrepreneurialship: Youth GIS Projects That Pay Anderson, Tarren Community Projects and Partnerships Learning Life Skills Through Community Projects
Spatial Data Infrastructure Implications for Educational Leadership Branch, Benjamin GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Exploring Issues Across Higher Education Settings
Spatial Visualization and Analysis with GIS in High School Geography Paper [PDF] Milson, Andy Educational Research and Teacher Education Innovative Teaching with GIS
Spatial Visualization and Analysis with GIS in High School Geography Paper [PDF] Curtis, Mary Educational Research and Teacher Education Innovative Teaching with GIS
Statewide GIS Training for K12 Teachers in Hawaii Warren, Diana Educational Research and Teacher Education Teacher Professional Development with GIS
Strategies to Help Teachers Lead Locally-Based GIS Environmental Investigations Doty, Cassie Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
Strategies to Help Teachers Lead Locally-Based GIS Environmental Investigations Stylinski, Cathlyn Educational Research and Teacher Education Enhancing STEM thru GIS
Suffolk University's Maine Field Station—Getting There from Here Presentation [PDF] Lussier, Scott Teaching with GIS in Higher Education GIS in the Field
Teaching Field Mapping Using GIS, GPS and Rugged Tablet Computers Manone, Mark Teaching with GIS in Higher Education New Teaching Applications
Teaching Field Mapping Using GIS, GPS and Rugged Tablet Computers Knoop, Peter Teaching with GIS in Higher Education New Teaching Applications
Teaching Science Content and GIS Skills with My World Awad, Aida Teaching with GIS in Schools Esri GIS Plus Outside Tech
Teaching Spatial Thinking and Understanding Implications for GIS Sinton, Diana Educational Research and Teacher Education Teacher Professional Development with GIS
Teaching with GIS: Creating Innovative and Interactive K12 Learning Environments Goff, Eileen Educational Research and Teacher Education Innovative Teaching with GIS
The GITTA Project Presentation [PDF] Niederhuber, Monika Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
The GITTA Project Presentation [PDF] Wiesmann, Samuel Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
The GITTA Project Presentation [PDF] Grossmann, Thomas Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Planning for Success
Three Strategies for Raising Awareness of Geospatial Technology Tsou, Ming-Hsiang (Ming) Educational Research and Teacher Education Leveraging Strategy and Theory
Touristic Circuit for Districts of Santiago Using Bicycles Carvajal de Prat, Carmela Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Traditional Water Rights and the Use of GIS Ballard, Amy Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Traditional Water Rights and the Use of GIS Richards, Heather Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Traditional Water Rights and the Use of GIS Maestas, James Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Traditional Water Rights and the Use of GIS Garcia, Jorge Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Traditional Water Rights and the Use of GIS van Der Elst, Judith Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Tufts L-SIMS, Library Spatial Information Management Florance, Patrick Using GIS in Libraries and Museums Academic Libraries Supporting GIS Learning and Research
Unemployment, Labor Force Participation, Industry Location, and Workforce Development Pogodzinski, J. M. (Mike) GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Exploring Issues Across Higher Education Settings
Unemployment, Labor Force Participation, Industry Location, and Workforce Development Kos, Richard GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Exploring Issues Across Higher Education Settings
University Campus Management with ArcGIS Server and Adobe Flex Addison, Aaron GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Exploring Issues Across Higher Education Settings
University Campus Management with ArcGIS Server and Adobe Flex Averbeck, Brad GIS for Administration, Planning and Policy Exploring Issues Across Higher Education Settings
University Information System on Mobile Marskole, Pratibha Teaching with GIS in Higher Education New Teaching Applications
Using a Web-Based GIS to Teach Problem-Based Science Presentation [PDF] Schmidt, Cindy Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Methodology
Using a Web-Based GIS to Teach Problem-Based Science Presentation [PDF] Lenkeit Meezan, Karen Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Methodology
Using a Web-Based GIS to Teach Problem-Based Science Presentation [PDF] Taketa, Richard Teaching with GIS in Higher Education Methodology
Using GIS to Care for Companion Animals in an Emergency Wideman, Frank Community Projects and Partnerships GIS in Community Emergency Preparedness
Using GIS to Care for Companion Animals in an Emergency Gray, Robi Community Projects and Partnerships GIS in Community Emergency Preparedness
Using GIS to Care for Companion Animals in an Emergency Hayden, Susan Community Projects and Partnerships GIS in Community Emergency Preparedness
Using GPS in Forensic Science Paper [PDF] Fitzgerald, Dennis Teaching with GIS in Schools Integrating GIS and GPS
Web-Based Geospatial Technologies for Supporting Student Citizen Science O'Connor, Sean Community Projects and Partnerships Citizen Science: Learning by Doing
Youth Community Projects—From the Youth’s Perspective Cofer, Sarah Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs
Youth Community Projects—From the Youth’s Perspective Ray, Thomas Community Projects and Partnerships GIS Skills to Meet Community Needs