GIS and Spatial Modeling for Use in Undergraduate Education
June 28 - July 2, 2004: Columbus, OH
Topics covered: This workshop provides basic background in applications of spatial analytic techniques suited for undergraduate social science courses. The techniques considered include network analysis, space-time modeling of individual behavior, spatial interaction models, and spatial optimization algorithms. The workshop considers resources for developing undergraduate course outlines, instructional modules, exercises, and learning assessment instruments. Basic familiarity with GIS and quantitative methods desirable.
Instructors: Mei-Po Kwan (coordinator), Alan Murray, Morton O'Kelly, Michael Tiefelsdorf, and Ningchuan Xiao (all from The Ohio State University).
Co-sponsor with CSISS and host institution: Department of Geography, The Ohio State University.