Utilizing ArcGIS Online for Service and Learning in Wake County
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Thomas Ray, Andres Alvarez-Morales, Isaac Gichiru
Young people in Wake County, NC benefit from hands-on Service Learning experiences utilizing GIS as a tool for implementing the Service Learning IPARD Model.
Youth and families in Wake County are often unaware of community assets or how to access them.
Targeted youth gain skills in data collection, including interviewing, GIS, web app development, and presentation. Youth have developed and now maintain an online resource for children, youth, families, and service providers in Wake County.