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Maps and the Geospatial Revolution MOOC - free - begins soon

March 23, 2015View for printing

Have you been trying to nudge a colleague, student, or even a relative or friend, into the world of maps and geospatial technology? Here is a good opportunity: The Penn State Maps and Geospatial Revolution MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is beginning in a few days. Sign up here:

https://www.coursera.org/course/maps

The course has been run a few times in the past and have attracted 75,000 people thus far from all over the world.

Dr Anthony Robinson is the wonderfully witty and knowledgeable instructor. The course focuses on the importance of maps in society and how they are revolutionary, and what GIS is and what it can do. There are plenty of hands-on activities each week as well as networking/discussion opportunities, and rich and engaging text and video content. The course runs from 25 March to 5 May 2015.

Description: Learn how advances in geospatial technology and analytical methods have changed how we do everything, and discover how to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest tools.


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