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Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc.
Level 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill QLD 4000

The Digital Future of Geography

  • 22 Aug 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Canterbury College, Old Logan Village Road, Waterford, Queensland 4133


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Professional Learning Day

A beginner’s guide to harnessing the latest digital technologies which will create innovative and challenging classroom learning – while also equipping your students for exciting careers in the geospatial industry!

This workshop will introduce you to a range of free geo technologies – including how to:

  • easily integrate GIS into your classroom
  • use location analytics to make web apps
  • collect meaningful data in the field using your mobile phone!  

International Guest Speaker

Dr. Joseph Kerski Ph.D GISP is the Education Manager for Esri – the world’s leading GIS technology provider!

He is a proud geographer, with a passion for creating engaging enquiry-driven learning activities using digital mapping technology – whether in the classroom, as a GIS Instructor at a range of universities across the United States or as an author and researcher.

Joseph is in Australia to support the launch of Esri Australia’s
GIS for Schools program, making industry-leading GIS technology freely available to teachers and students! 

Date: Tuesday 22nd August, 2017

Time: 8:30am-3:00pm

Location: Canterbury College, Old Logan Village Road, Waterford, Queensland 4133

Cost: $100 for GTAQ members; $120 for non-members

Note: Please bring your own device 

All attendees will receive copies of AGTA’s Geography Skills Unlocked and Cribb’s ‘The Coming Famine’ valued at over $70.

Please see the attached flyer for more details:

The Digital Future of Geography!

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