Australian e-Learning Project and other Education GIS News
A pilot project is underway to boost entrants into the spatial information industry and raise skill levels for technicians through greater use of e-learning in the vocational education and training sector.
The project has been supported through co-investment of $100,000 from the Australian Government’s National VET E-Learning Strategy, backing over $260,000 in industry funding and in-kind services. ...
The project will initially develop and trial two primary units of study – Collect basic GPS data and Store and retrieve basic geospatial data – which are considered the foundation for other spatial skills.
, based in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, the heart of Marcellus Shale formation and fracking is looking to educate those looking for jobs in gas-drilling.
The university recently announced that it was creating The Marcellus Institute. Its first initiatives are two new degrees. One is a two-year program in natural gas production and services. It will come with five different concentrations in areas such as Geographic Information Systems and permitting and inspections. A new four-year degree is planned in safety management. Both majors are going through the approval process, but Mansfield plans to begin its first classes this fall.
I've never heard of the school before today.
The Univeristy of Arizona is having a GIS Career Day
on April 11. There's an Esri Dev MeetUp that night.
Clark Labs at Clark University has teamed up with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to provide a research seminar geared specifically for real-world conservation projects. The seminar, entitled “Wildlife Conservation Research Seminar,” will explore various remote sensing techniques and spatial analytical tools for different patterns of environmental degradation in different landscapes. The four landscape areas to be explored are all locations that WCS has been working on with local partners: South American Flamingo Habitat, Western Madagascar, Adirondack State Park, and Mongolian Grassland.
It seems to be open only to Clark students and there's no timeframe provided.
by Adena Schutzberg on 04/10 at 03:00 AM |