curriculum

UBC Unveils New Masters of Geomatics for Environmental Management

The UBC Faculty of Forestry is excited to announce that the official approval of the Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management…

Software Development – The Key to Ecere’s Success

It is rare to learn of a GIS company in which much R&D is done up front to create the…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

Geospatial Development: Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB

Geospatial information science and technology (GIS&T) has rapidly evolved over the last few decades. This evolution has created a highly…

Advancing Canadian Geographic Education: What Ever Happened to the St. John’s Declaration?

Four years ago, the Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (ACAG) meeting at St. Mary’s University brought a number…

50 Years a Geographer: My Top Ten books about Geography

In celebration of Geography Week, it seemed like a good idea to issue a challenge: list the top ten books…

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…

A Shared Vision

Every year, a small team of Esri staff come to COGS to recruit new talent. As part of the interview…

Open Source GIS for Everyone: A QGIS-based program at Langara College Vancouver

This article is the first in a monthly GoGeomatics Canada series on topics related to Open Source GIS for Everyone,…

Advice

Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

Vancouver Island University GIS Students Take on Real-World Issues with Esri’s Software Suite

Students don’t need to be located in Nanaimo, British Columbia to get a post-graduate diploma in GIS applications from Vancouver…

Opinion: Canada Doesn’t Have Too Many GIS Programs

Are there too many GIS post-diploma programs and University GIS certifications in Canada? In the late 1980s, the prevailing notion…