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The GRACE Community Meeting
EMU Student Center, September 15, 2014
Presented by: Yichun Xie, Institute for Geospatial Research & Education
The Presentation Outline
1. WHAT IS The GRACE Project
2. The Project Goals
3. Why Integrate GIS/T in STEM Curricula – for Teachers
4. The Benefits and Commitments for Teacher Participation
Presentation at Statewide GIS User Group Meeting
Yichun Xie (EMU/IGRE)
Andrew Hartwick (MiCAMP)
December 4, 2014
1. What is GRACE
2. How does GRACE train students for internship
3. Role of Geo-Mentors
4. Role of Michigan Communities
5. Connection with GIS Educational Communities
YPSILANTI, MICH. - An exciting collaboration, that benefits ALL K-12 students, teachers and school administrators in the State of Michigan, provides a complete suite of geographic information systems (GIS) FREE to K-12 schools.
Careers in Remote Sensing and GIS Webinar
November 8, 2012
Theme: Strengthening GIS Community Partnerships & Networks
At ArcGIS 10, the ArcMap editing environment gets an updated look with streamlined access to functionality, a new feature template palette for creating features, and a more interactive snapping environment. The result is reduced button clicks, simpler workflows, and quicker completion times for all your data compilation tasks.
EMU partners with Wuhan University in China
by Amy Whitesall, Published August 31, 2011
In May, Wuhan University in Hubei, China dedicated the brand new technology lab building that will be the base of its research and academic partnership with Eastern Michigan University.
The building and partnership-the Joint International Center for Resources, Environment Management and Digital Technology-are new, but an EMU professor has quietly spent the last six years laying the foundation.
YPSILANTI - Finding your way around a new school can be a daunting task, especially if the campus encompasses more than 800 acres and 120 buildings. Add to that several major construction projects, including the two largest classroom buildings, and even a returning senior can become directionally challenged.
To help new and returning students navigate the campus as school starts, Eastern Michigan University has created a way-finding system that can help locate classrooms, parking lots and even faculty and staff.