Re-Envisioning Online GIS Education: The UW-Madison Project
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Ian Muehlenhaus
Online professional education is changing dramatically. How do we serve professionals who only want to learn the latest technologies? I review the process of totally rethinking the scope, style, and content of a modern online masters in GIS. At UW-Madison we designed our online program to solely focus on programming and web GIS. We offer personalized course interactions to suit individual learning styles. And we've developed a plan to regularly update content to keep our curriculum cutting-edge.