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bITS Curricular Resources

Curriculum Outline

bITS Program Evaluation Logic Model

National Center for Geographic Information Analysis Core Curriculum for Geographic Information Science

bITS Lessons

Orientation to Geographic Information Technologies

Unit 1, Lesson 1:  How do I define my community?

Unit 1, Lesson 2: How do I find my way in my community?

Unit 1, Lesson 3: How do I find a place on a street map of my community?

Unit 1, Field Exercise: Scavenger Hunt

Unit 2, Lesson 1: What is a map?

Unit 2, Lesson 2:  What types of maps are there?

Unit 2, Lesson 3:  Collecting data for a map

Unit 2, Field Exercise: Mapping my neighborhood

Unit 3, Lesson 1: Scale and community mapping

Unit 3, Lesson 2:  Overlaying images using Google Earth

Unit 3, Lesson 3:  Organizing Geographic Information


bITS Geographies Public Lectures and Lessons

1. Historical Geography of African American Memory - by David J. Organ, Clark Atlanta University 2005

       Historical Geography of African American Memory 2006 - David Organ

       Discussion Questions 2006- David Organ

       Learning Activities related to Lecture Presentation 2006 - David Organ

2. The Boss of the City Part 1 2005 by Mathew Davis   The Boss of the City Part 2 2005 by Mathew Davis 

       Boss of the City Lesson 2005 - Mathew Davis

       Boss of the City Lesson 2006 - Mathew Davis

       Boss of the City Field Exercise 2006 - Mathew Davis

       Map 1

       Map 2

       Map 3

       Discussing Local Landscapes 2005 - Mathew Davis and Michele Masucci

       Gentrification in North Philadelphia 2005 - Michele Masucci

3. Enabling Spaces - by Michael Dorn, Temple University 2005

       Enabling Spaces 2006 by Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Post Lecture Discussion Questions - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Glossary - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Lab Exercise - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Field Exercise - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Business Audit - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Bibliography - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces - Internet Links - Michael Dorn

       Enabling Spaces -  Appendix 1

       Enabling Spaces - Appendix 2

       Enabling Spaces - Appendix 3

       Enabling Spaces - Appendix 4

       Enabling Spaces - Appendix 5

       Enabling Spaces - Appendix 6

       Enabling Spaces - Appendix 7

       Enabling Spaces Lesson 2005 - Michael Dorn

4. Campus Challenges to Students with Disabilities - by Renee Kirby, Temple  University 2005

5. The Urban Geography of Women's Daily Lives 2005- by Melissa R. Gilbert, Temple University

       The Urban Geography of Women's Daily Lives 2006 - by Melissa R. Gilbert

       Women's Daily Lives Learning Activities- 2006 Melissa R. Gilbert

       Women's Daily Lives Discussion Questions - 2006 Melissa R. Gilbert

       Women's Daily Lives Key Terms - 2006 - Melissa Gilbert

       Women's Daily Lives Internet Resources - 2006 - Melissa Gilbert

6. Inspecting, Maintaining and Improving the Public's Health: What is an urban public healthscape?- by Kevin Henry 2005

       Tuberculosis Outbreak Detective Lesson 2005 - Kevin Henry

       Healthscapes Key Terms 2005 - Kevin Henry

       Public Health Abstracts 2005 - Namorah Byrd

       United Nations Rights of the Child Information 2005 - Namorah Byrd

bITS Geographies Glossary

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