Name and discuss the three GIS geometry types.
Differentiate between geometry types
Explain the main concepts and applications of Geographic Information Systems in your own words.
Explain the main concepts and applications of Geographic Information Systems to others using common terminology.
Identify and describe common features of good maps.
Present and critique an examination of good and bad example maps.
Examine and explain the GIS elements within your project using your own words.
Identify and explain the GIS elements within a partner’s project
Discuss ethical considerations of using GIS and maps in development projects.
1. Pre-Module Skills Assessment (if not yet administered)
2. Review Module Learning Objectives
Part A: Concepts and Applications of GIS
1. Activity: Points, Lines, and Polygons using bodies
2. Activity: Points, Lines, and Polygons using Tracing/parchment paper to make tangible maps
3. Activity: Identify Real-World Examples
4. Presentation: Application of GIS concepts and terms
5. Discussion Activity: Real-World GIS Applications
Part B: Map Components
1. Presentation: Good Map, Bad Map
2. Activity: Identify Good Map, Bad Map Elements
Part C: Contextualize
1. Activity: A Project’s GIS
2. Activity: Ethical GIS Reflections
Part D: Train the Trainer
1. Walk through/share training agenda with prompts and activity guides
2. Activity: Teach Backs
3. Present post-training resources for Trainers
Questions and Closing
1. Post-Module Skills Assessment
2. Present post-training resources for PM