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Colleges & Universities with GIS Education Programs | URISA
This webpage from the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) lists over 200 universities and colleges offering GIS education in some form or another in addition to information about the GIS field in general, the GIS professional certification program, career opportunities and much more.
Dive GIS summer course
Organized by Mappamondo, this is a chance to learn GIS and get SCUBA certified all at the same time. Geared towards those interested in marine GIS, this is indeed a unique learning opportunity!
ESRI GIS Education Community
A place created by ESRI for educators of all levels, as well as museums and libraries, to share ideas, experiences, curriculum, software & data.
Geospatial Revolution Project | A Public Media Project
From Penn State Public Broadcasting, the first episode of the geospatial revolution was released in September 2010. More is to come and it is quite interesting.
Geospatial Technology Programs - University of California, Riverside
Formal GIS education certificate from UC Riverside Extension program.
GeoTech Center: National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence
A good portal to find out information about the geospatial industry for students, educators and those interested in or in the industry.
GI S&T Body of Knowledge
From the UCGIS, this body of knowledge seems to lay out the elements involved in the geographic technology realm to prepare educators and students for careers.
GIS & Cholera
This video, produced by ESRI UK, is a great look at what we commonly call the 'first spatial analysis' by John Snow. Short, succinct and details spatial analysis concepts.
GIS Career and Education Awareness Website (GIS CAREER LEARNING MODULES)
Funded by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program (NSF-ATE), this site has learning modules to help make clear the value of GIS skills, and the depth/breadth of potential for a GIS career.
Map, GIS and Cataloging / Metadata Librarian Core Competencies
Created by the Maps and Geography Round Table of the American Library Association, this core competency document will help librarians, supervisors and those getting an education in GIS, Maps or Map Cataloging to understand basic requirements and skill sets for these disciplines.
National Council for Geographic Education | NCGE | Geography Education
This organization helps support teachers and educators about how to incorporate a geographic component into their work.
San Diego Mesa College: Geographic Information Systems
The homepage for Mesa College's GIS program. An excellent way to gain GIS skills if you live in the San Diego, CA region.
Southwestern College GIS
The homepage for the GIS program at Southwestern College in San Diego. An affordable and quality way to learn GIS for those interested in learning GIS through a community college.
University of West Florida - GIS Online Certificate Program
One of the many online programs where one can earn an undergraduate or graduate certificate in GIS.
A good online newsletter focused on GIS, remote sensing, and related technologies and happenings. Also has links to career opportunities.
GIS Career Pathways | GIS.com
This ESRI site has good information regarding employment in GIS for employers, students and educators. There are videos and other resources there specific to different disciplines.