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A Unique Professional Development Event That Will Change How You Think about Leading and Learning in the Digital Age! Fourteen non-profit educational organizations have planned a HUGE professional development event and you are invited! Over 200 sessions with outstanding presenters with strategic topics will Wow you with High Impact challenges for leaders and educators! Over 100 Exhibitors and Sponsors will Amaze you with new tools for the 21st Century global education community. Over 3,000 of your colleagues, friends, business associates, and leaders will Be There in the same place at the same time. Share real face time. 

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Tuesday, April 23 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
164 Using Moodle to Teach Geospatial Technology in K-12

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With funding support from the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the Maryland State Department of Education, the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention, and the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Services, Washington College has developed a comprehensive series

of geospatial technology related training and curriculum materials housed in a Moodle virtual learning environment.  Our technical education courses are currently being taught in high schools and the courses have been accredited for college level credit transfers.  This presentation will review what materials we have available and how you can have free access to them for use in yourschools.  How to use Moodle in a l ive classroom environment will also be discussed along with the challenge of trying to learn two technologies at the same time; Moodle and geospatial technology.


Learning Objectives:

  • Become familiar with the use of Moodle to teach geospatial technology
  • Learn what training and curriculum materials are freely available for your use in the classroom
  • Become aware of challenges related to mastering two new technologies at the same time.


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Speakers
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Stewart Bruce

GIS Program Coordinator, Washington College
Stewart Bruce is the Assistant Director, Center for Environment and Society, GIS Program Coordinator, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Washington College. In addition to teaching he also manages numerous funded projects spanning the gamut from 3D visualization and virtual world development to crime mapping and analysis to youth technology training in GIS. Previously he worked as Senior Extension Associate at Penn State... Read More →


Tuesday April 23, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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