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A list of content to showcase some of the finished Projects, Community Mapping Courses, Green Maps etc associated with UVic's Community Mapping Collaboratory.

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.

Community Mosaic Project

Project Description:
Organize Mosaic Panels work details for the Creation, & Installation in SSMB Lobby, of a series of rectangular wood panels, filled with an artistic combination of concrete castings of plant material, student, faculty & staff hand, foot & face prints, & clay cylinders created from building excavation & fired by different methods.

Uni 201 - The Art of Place: Role of Community-based Art in Academia (2010)

This Uni 201 course, The Art of Place: Role of Community-based Art in Academia, is open to Graduates of Uni 101/102, and will be taught by Dr. Brenda Beckwith (UVic Environmental Studies) and Ken Josephson (UVic Geography), on Tuesdays, August 10 - 31, 2010, from 6:30 to 9 pm, in SS&M Building, Board Room B211/215.

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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