Advanced Spatial Data and Analysis for the Classroom Seminar @Batesville

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University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville

2005 White Drive

Main Campus Building - Room 223

Batesville, AR 72501

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Through funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), partner institutions in the University of Arkansas system are offering Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) approved professional development during summer 2019. Participants will earn up to 18 PD hours in ADE FOCUS area 8.02.9 (Next generation learning/integrated technology) with a focus on applied geospatial technologies in the classroom to enhance curriculum content and reinforce student learning.

These trainings are FREE. A limited number of stipends will be offered at each location for K-12 educators, as well as scholarships for community college students. Lunch, light snacks, and bottled water are provided to all participants.

Licensed K12 Educators: For each offering there are 10 stipend slots available for licensed K12 Educators. To be eligible for a stipend you must be able to attend all days of training during the times specified, be a licensed K-12 educator, complete all necessary paperwork by the deadline, and agree to submit an outline of a class exercise that you plan to integrate using the technologies you have learned during training.

Scholarships for Community College Students: This year we will offer 10 scholarships for community college students who would like to attend summer training to learn more about location-based technologies.

To be eligible to receive this scholarship you must: be able to attend all days of training during the times specified, have a faculty member from your home institution provide a letter of recommendation, and complete all necessary paperwork by the deadline.

Student applications should be submitted no later than April 12, 2019 using the online form.
Faculty members should upload recommendation letters no later than April 19, 2019.
Students will be notified of selection the week of April 29, 2019 with instructions for registration and required paperwork.

Other OPENGATE Partners: For each offering there are 5 non-stipend slots available to OPENGATE partners. OPENGATE partner slots are available to interested members of the community, industry-affiliates, or others who will not qualify for a stipend or do not wish to receive a stipend.


Advanced Spatial Data and Analysis for the Classroom* Hands-On Seminar, 2-day (Daily, 8:30am - 4:30pm)

  • Doing more with survey collection and design

  • Advanced data creation and editing

  • Mobile data collection with external GNSS support

  • Site suitability and marketing analysis with location-based data

*Getting Started training, or prior experience, required.

As an NSF-funded workshop participant you will be asked to provide feedback about the seminar itself and the use of created materials in the classroom environment. Stipends for participants are available on a limited basis. Professional development hours are applicable for educators, any individual holding a license issued by the State Board of Education, specifically including without limitation teachers, administrators, library media specialists, and counselors.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1601552. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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For on-campus directions, please refer to: https://www.uaccb.edu/sites/default/files/content/u49/Campus.Map15.pdf


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

opengate@cast.uark.edu is the best way to contact us with any questions.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not need to bring a printed ticket.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No.

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University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville

2005 White Drive

Main Campus Building - Room 223

Batesville, AR 72501

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