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Presentation given to Kentucky secondary CTC GIS faculty.

Presentation given to Kentucky secondary CTC GIS faculty.

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  • 1. National Geospatial Technology Center of ExcellenceEmpowering colleges to expand the geospatial workforce.
    Vince DiNoto
    Dean of College and Systemic Initiatives
    co-PI GeoTech Center
    AACC Geospatial mentor
    Vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu
    Funded by National Science Foundation DUE 0801893
  • 2. Spatial Thinking vs Jobs
    • What are the educational requirements?
    • 3. Where are the jobs?
    • 4. What are the tasks?
    • 5. What is spatial literacy?
  • What is the GeoTech Center
    An NSF funded ATE National Center of Excellence
    Single point of contact for two year colleges
    A Geospatial curriculum repository
    A data warehouse (data, static maps, dynamic maps)
    A best practice in Geospatial
  • 6. GeoTech Center Players
  • 7. Community College GIS Programs
  • 8. GIS within KCTCS
    There are two certificate programs
    One developed by Bluegrass (when part of UK) - 24 credit hours
    One developed in IT by KCTCS – 15 credit hours
    IT 160 and IT 260 have both been virtualized with extensive video content
    IT 268 has not been offered
  • 9. GIS within KCTCS continued
    Basemap (ArcIMS and ArcGIS Server)
    GeoSpatial Data
    Virtual Software (available to KCTCS students and workshop participants)
  • 10. Basemap
  • 11. Compressed data
  • 12. Workshops
    Offered as ½ day on Fridays throughout the academic year
    December workshop
    June workshops
    Virtual
    Partnership with National GeoTech Center
  • 13. GeoTech Center
    Access to all work done by the center
    Curriculum
    Data
    DACUM
    Online services for students
    Work on DoL Codes
    Dynamic and Static online maps
    http://Geotechcenter.org
  • 14. GeoTech Center continued
  • 15. GeoEd`10
    One day conference for secondary and post-secondary educators
    Pre-conference workshops (June 21 and 22)
    June 23, 2010 @ JCTC – SW
    Stipends available
    Free
  • 16. Comments
  • 17. Contacting Us
    Vince DiNoto
    Vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu
    502-213-7280
    http://Techcenter.jefferson.kctcs.edu/gis/
    http://geotechcenter.org
    http://vincedinoto.blogspot.com
    http://Education-gis.blogspot.com