Class Description

Fall 2020

INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science : Mapping for the Common Good

Unique ID: 27259 Tony Grubesic
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Mapping for the Common Good provides students of any background and any academic
specialty/interest a broad theoretical and technical understanding of maps, spatial data and geovisualization. It is intentionally structured to highlight the many ways in which geographic information technologies and spatial reasoning skills can profoundly impact our understanding of the world. It also provides students with an opportunity to better appreciate how spatial data and
mapping can be used to develop strategies, plans, and designs to improve the quality of life forcommunities and their citizens.


Graduate standing.


Synchronous class meetings conducted online.


Registration priority given to iSchool students. Additional seats may open up for outside students in a later registration period.