Syllabus for MAP 671 Released!! New Maps Starts October 4th

The draft syllabus for MAP671 - Introduction to New Mapping class beginning on October 4, 2015 is now available! Check out all the exciting stuff that will be covered. Hexbins and Heatmaps! OSM and geocoding! QGIS! CartoDB! Mapbox!

The Introduction to New Mapping course introduces students to both the social and technical aspects of digital mapping in the 21st century. Students will learn fundamental concepts and techniques in cartography and GIS, including file types, data classification, projections and coordinate systems and elementary analytical techniques in a range of desktop and web-based mapping platforms. In addition to providing the fundamental technical competencies necessary to create maps, students will develop the critical awareness required to effectively communicate complex social processes through maps.

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