Category Archives: Presentations

Checking Out the College Checking Account

This is a presentation I gave for a freshman seminar class last year. I hope it is helpful for those of you in the Early Entrance Experience.This is an embedded <a target=’_blank’ href=’http://office.com’>Microsoft Office</a> presentation, powered by <a target=’_blank’ href=’http://office.com/webapps’>Office… Continue reading

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Overview of How GPS Works

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What’s Wrong With Us

Here is John Bardi’s presentation from Penn State Mont Alto’s Professional Development Day. Click on the bottom right to see the presentation full screen.If you have any questions please contact John at jfb9@psu.edu.Click here to download a pdf version of… Continue reading

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Demonstration of Google Earth

Google Earth and Google Maps are ideal to help learn about issues in geography. On this map are a few points that we will use for discussion today. View Google Earth Sites for Discussion in a larger map Download the… Continue reading

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Create a Map of Your Woodlot with a GPS and Google Earth

This presentation shows a simple way to use low-cost and free tools to map a forest property and determine the area, too. Also, the map can be shared on the internet. View Woodlot Map in a larger map Click… Continue reading

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Comments — Social Media in Higher Education

I am compiling some of the comments I received from colleagues and students after sending out an email with information on the seminar. I also posted a notice in Facebook. Unless you are very careful, using social media invariably leads… Continue reading

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Social Media in Higher Education

We know that most students and many faculty are avid users of Facebook and other social media. Can these new communications tools be used to improve college education? Or should they be avoided at all costs. Take a look… Continue reading

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Forum on Media and Gaming

Here are some examples of how I have used student blogs in various coursesTree species description, using royalty free images.Mapping aerial photo flight lines and photo centers on Google Maps.Using historic aerial photos in a GIS to map land use… Continue reading

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South Mountain Conservation Landscape Initiative

From the Pennsylvania DCNR: Throughout the commonwealth, large regions are working together to drive strategic investment and actions around sustainability, conservation, community revitalization, and recreational projects. Known as the Conservation Landscape Initiative, these collaborations are developing in landscapes where there… Continue reading

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Save Your Work in the Computer Labs

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