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CTC GIS Presentation

  1. 1. 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.dinoto@kctcs.edu<br />Funded by National Science Foundation DUE 0801893<br />
  2. 2. Spatial Thinking vs Jobs<br /><ul><li>What are the educational requirements?
  3. 3. Where are the jobs?
  4. 4. What are the tasks?
  5. 5. 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 />
  6. 6. GeoTech Center Players<br />
  7. 7. Community College GIS Programs<br />
  8. 8. 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 />
  9. 9. GIS within KCTCS continued<br />Basemap (ArcIMS and ArcGIS Server)<br />GeoSpatial Data<br />Virtual Software (available to KCTCS students and workshop participants)<br />
  10. 10. Basemap<br />
  11. 11. Compressed data<br />
  12. 12. 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 />
  13. 13. 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 />
  14. 14. GeoTech Center continued<br />
  15. 15. GeoEd`10<br />One day conference for secondary and post-secondary educators<br />Pre-conference workshops (June 21 and 22)<br />June 23, 2010 @ JCTC – SW<br />Stipends available<br />Free<br />
  16. 16. Comments<br />
  17. 17. Contacting Us<br />Vince DiNoto<br />Vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu<br />502-213-7280<br />http://Techcenter.jefferson.kctcs.edu/gis/<br />http://geotechcenter.org<br />http://vincedinoto.blogspot.com<br />http://Education-gis.blogspot.com<br />

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