Author Archives: Janine Glathar

About Janine Glathar

Janine Glathar joined the Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship team in 2009 to fill the newly-created role of GIS Specialist at Bucknell. She has worked in the field of geospatial technologies for more than 15 years as research specialist, technical analyst and software trainer. Prior to joining L&IT at Bucknell, Janine spent seven years doing applied GIS research in Philadelphia’s non-profit social services sector as the GIS Senior Analyst for Philadelphia Safe & Sound and the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition. Before transitioning to the social services research world, Janine worked for the GIS software company ESRI as a trainer and education/non-profit coordinator. She earned a B.A. in European History and Russian Language/Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. If you ask Janine where she’s from, she’ll tell you she’s a Navy brat and will probably offer to show you a map of all of the various places she’s lived over the years. Areas of expertise: ArcGIS, Digital Pedagogy, Digital Scholarship, GIS, Google Earth, Spatial Thinking

Video of Keynote Speaker presentations

Video of the keynote speaker presentations at the November 2012 ‘GIS and Spatial Thinking in the Undergraduate Curriculum’ conference is embedded below. Jeremy Crampton: Anne Kelly Knowles:Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player Diana Stuart Sinton:Video Platform Video Management … Continue reading

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View PDF or web versions of map gallery submissions

Current list of accepted maps/posters: Corinna Keeler, Jon Caris (Smith College), ‘Smith College Mystery Map‘ Ashraf Ghaly (Union College), ‘Using Cartographic Maps to Facilitate Data Appreciation for the Spatially Challenged‘ Corinna Keeler (Smith College), ‘“Recipes for GIS Success”: Making GIS … Continue reading

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Download PDF versions of keynote and session presentations

Keynote Presentations:  Jeremy Crampton, University of Kentucky (Geography), ‘Through a Scanner Darkly: Adventures in Top Secret America‘ Diana Sinton, University of Redlands (LENS – LEarNing Spatially), ‘Some Thoughts on GIS in Higher Education Today‘ Session 1 – Mapping Human Activity … Continue reading

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Downloadable, printable conference agenda

Safe travels to all of you on your way to Lewisburg for this weekend’s conference! We’ll have attendee bags (with a conference agenda and campus map) ready for you at registration. Or you can click here to download and print … Continue reading

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Invitation to Bucknell Geography Department event

Bucknell’s Geography Department recently booked Meghan Cope, Professor of Geography at University of Vermont and co-editor of Qualitative GIS: A Mixed Methods Approach, to speak with Bucknell faculty about her work in qualitative and mixed-methods research. This discussion is scheduled … Continue reading

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Update to conference schedule

We had a gratifying response to our announcement, both in number of attendees and in the strength of the papers. We’re looking forward to a strong conference. After reviewing the materials submitted to the conference, we’ve decided to shift the … Continue reading

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Bucknell GIS Conference 2012

Welcome to the conference website for GIS & Spatial Thinking in the Undergraduate Curriculum! GIS holds enormous potential for undergraduate education across the curriculum, but harnessing that potential is challenging. This conference will provide an opportunity to share ideas, and … Continue reading

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