HACC Offers Geospatial Program

02 Jun 2015 8:41 AM | Office Manager (Administrator)

The geospatial technology program at HACC is pleased to offer a model course developed by the National Geospatial Technology Center for Excellence -GeoTech Center- called Exploring Our World: Fundamentals of Geospatial Science. This is an eight week online course that introduces fundamental concepts of geospatial analysis and map interpretation - technologies explored include geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning system (GPS), cartography, remote sensing, geo-visualization and interpretation, internet mapping and spatial statistics (see attached).

 The course begins August 24, 2015 , the cost is $99, and the instructors are Nicole Ernst and Peter Muller. The course can be used for Act 48 credit, continuing education units (CEUs), and the course will articulate into the HACC geospatial technology program as the free elective.  Digital badges (micro-credentials) will be awarded for successful completion of the course modules. The course is open to anyone- high school students, K-12 teachers, engineers, surveyors, real estate agents, grant writers, business owners - anyone who wants to learn more about geospatial technology!

 To enroll in the class, visit http://vc.hacc.edu and select section number 60491.

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  • 23 Jun 2015 8:10 AM | Michael Kreiger
    In discussion with with the instructors, I encourage all Surveyors to participate in tis program.
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