I have been teaching a GIS course for several years now and I have constantly tried to work towards a better integration of the technology and the substantive research. As I reported earlier, use of the Meyer 220 classroom has significantly impacted the way students interact with the tools as well as the material.
I just finished teaching a course that introduces Anthropologists to Geographical Information Systems. Labs form a part of many science courses, and this is not different in my class. What may be different is that I make the labs part of the class instead of part of the homework. And probably quite different is that [...]
Recently I revisited Aquamacs (1.7), to see how I could set it up for a distributed collaboration scenario. Here are a few things I found helpful.