National Geospatial Technology Center of ExcellenceEmpowering colleges to expand the geospatial workforce.<br />Vince DiNoto<br />Dean of College and Systemic Initiatives <br />co-PI GeoTech Center<br />AACC Geospatial mentor<br />Vince.email@example.com<br />Funded by National Science Foundation DUE 0801893<br />
Spatial Thinking vs Jobs<br /><ul><li>What are the educational requirements?
What is spatial literacy? </li></li></ul><li>What is the GeoTech Center<br />An NSF funded ATE National Center of Excellence<br />Single point of contact for two year colleges<br />A Geospatial curriculum repository<br />A data warehouse (data, static maps, dynamic maps)<br />A best practice in Geospatial<br />
GIS within KCTCS<br />There are two certificate programs<br />One developed by Bluegrass (when part of UK) - 24 credit hours <br />One developed in IT by KCTCS – 15 credit hours<br />IT 160 and IT 260 have both been virtualized with extensive video content<br />IT 268 has not been offered<br />
GIS within KCTCS continued<br />Basemap (ArcIMS and ArcGIS Server)<br />GeoSpatial Data<br />Virtual Software (available to KCTCS students and workshop participants)<br />
Workshops<br />Offered as ½ day on Fridays throughout the academic year<br />December workshop<br />June workshops<br />Virtual<br />Partnership with National GeoTech Center<br />
GeoTech Center<br />Access to all work done by the center<br />Curriculum<br />Data<br />DACUM<br />Online services for students<br />Work on DoL Codes<br />Dynamic and Static online maps<br />http://Geotechcenter.org<br />