Curriculum

Uni 102 - Community Mapping: Sustainable Development: Realizing Dreams For Our Community (2010)

Geography Department's Ken Josephson (Technical Services - Cartographer, Graphic Designer/Artist) & John Newcomb (Senior Lab Instructor/Course Advisor) team up to present a dynamic 2 part workshop to introduce the concept of Community Mapping to the students of UVic's Continuing Studies Uni 102.

Presentation:
Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, South America, Cuba

Break

Geomantics Computer Lab:
Introduction to interactive, on-line mapping; telling place-based stories

Uni 102 - Community Mapping: Seeing Our Neighbourhood Geography (2010)

Geography Department's Ken Josephson (Technical Services - Cartographer, Graphic Designer/Artist) & John Newcomb (Senior Lab Instructor/Course Advisor) team up to present a dynamic 2 part workshop to introduce the concept of Community Mapping to the students of UVic's Continuing Studies Uni 102.

Community Planning
Visioning an ideal neighbourhood/community

Break

Presentation:
Community mapping, global mapping examples

GEOG 355 Coastal Communities (2011)

Here's some resources from Cameron Owens'GEOG355 Coastal Communities class.

Coastal Community Green Map This is a participatory interactive on-line map of place based stories started in conjunction with SeaChange a local NGO.

Georgia Strait Alliance Community Green Map Another similar on-line map of place based stories,projects and resources by the Georgia Strait Alliance.

GEOG 453/491 - Tools for Advanced Level Geography Course Projects (2008)

Synopsis: Professors Canessa and Burnett hoped for supports for teaching Coastal and Marine Resources II (453) and Indigenous Geographies (491) respectively. In past terms, students have conducted participatory mapping exercises as part of their final projects. Here we try to give some supports for projects of this kind.

Possible Courses: 453 and 491 Indigenous Geographies

Learning Outcomes: These are genral supports and no specific learning outcomes are intended from the material collected here.

Suggestions:

GEOG 328/9 Lab X: TLC Covenants Lab (2008)

GEOG 328/9 Lab X: TLC Covenants Lab

Introduction: In this lab you will explore a geodatabase and add data to it. The context of the lab is to import point and vector data into a conservation covenant database for a local Conservation Non-Governmental Organization.

Skills: The skills you learn in this lab will be useful in the following application areas: 1. Conservation 2. Sustainable Forest Planning 3. Rural Development & Planning 4. Urban Planning

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