Teaching with OpenStreetMap – Bringing crowd-sourced mapping into the classroom

I doubt that anyone who wanders into this page is unaware of OpenStreetMap, the crowd-source mapping platform detailing the world’s locations since 2005.  I’ve been using, studying, and most importantly, contributing to OpenStreetMap since 2010. As a platform, it hosts a tremendous amount of vector-based data about the world that has largely been created by…

Student Portfolios from Spatial Modeling Class, Fall 2017

We had some great examples of portfolios made in our Spatial Modeling class! Austin B. — https://austinbingham.wordpress.com/ Jared B. — https://brantleyportfolio.wordpress.com/projects/ Byron C. — https://byronclayton.wordpress.com/ Shauna E. — https://shaunaewald.wordpress.com/ Joseph F. — https://josephfischer91.wordpress.com/ Joshua G. — https://joshgasser.wordpress.com/gis/ Haley H. — haleyhampstead.wordpress.com  Ross H. — https://rhattel.wordpress.com/ Todd J. — http://jacobusgeospatial.s3-website-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ Jen M. — https://gisjen.wordpress.com  

Web Mapping Projects from Fall 2017

In the fall of 2017, we introduced a web mapping class at MSU Denver. For a final project, each student had to create a webmap using the Leaflet.js library and include some specific types of interaction. Below are the projects that the students created. Check it out! Ally A. – Bus Routes Around Denver – …