OSGeo Education Projects

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Working groups are loosely coupled groups of individuals focusing on certain parts of the Education and Curriculum Committee mandate.

If you want a particular group, add it to the list and provide a goal for the group. When it comes time for reporting back to the membership and board, we can all briefly update the activities/status of the working group.

Data Package Group

Goal

  • Produce a data package for common use in tutorials

Method

  • Work with GeoData Committee where needed
  • Work with software projects to provide data package in meaningful format for their tool
  • Use data package as a reference in writing tutorials

Status

  • Just starting

Results

  • Nothing yet

Contributors

Education Resources Group

Goal

  • Collect links to and describe educational resources
  • Develop an "Introduction to GIS" course and courseware
  • Support educators in their usage of GFOSS

Method

  • Find people to test use what we will develop
  • Promote GFOSS to colleagues

Status

  • Just starting

Results

See the Educational Resources page.

Contributors

Research Outreach Group

Goal

  • Link to research projects using and developing GFOSS
  • Support researchers in their usage of GFOSS
  • Start and support research projects that develop GFOSS
  • Start and support research projects that help GFOSS developers

Method

  • Promote GFOSS to colleagues
  • Work with developers to identify research needs

Status

  • Just starting

Results

See the OSGeo in Research page.

Contributors