Uni 102 - Community Mapping - Pt 2 (2011)

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Instructors | Schedule | Reflections | Past Projects | Links | Costa Rica


UVic Geography Department Instructors: Ken Josephson (Technical Services - Cartographer, Graphic Designer/Artist) & John Newcomb (recently retired Senior Lab Instructor/Course Advisor)


  • Map your Global Connection to Place
  • Sustainable Development in Costa Rica - - Case study of communities in transition (Slide Presentation - 5.5 MB pdf)
  • Geomantics Computer Lab: Introduction to interactive, on-line mapping; telling place-based stories

Reflection Questions:

  1. What do you think are indicators of a healthy sustainable community?
  2. What does 'sense of place' mean to you?
  3. What characteristics, features or attributes contribute to a strong sense of, or attachment to, a 'place'?

Past UNI 102 projects

Examples of local community maps:

Here are a few images from Thursday evenings class.

(see Part 1)
Download pdf file: ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT IN COSTA RICA - Case study of communities in transition - John Newcomb


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