[OSGeo Africa] Fwd: [OSGeo-Discuss] Free online QGIS course
gavinjfleming at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 05:11:32 PST 2015
-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] GeoAcademy
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:52:22 +0000
From: Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk>
To: discuss at lists.osgeo.org <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Please pass this free course opportunity to your students. Over 1000 students have already registered for the next course starting Feb 23-Mar 29, 2015 on Introduction to Geospatial Technology Using QGIS. Register at https://www.canvas.net/browse/delmarcollege/courses/cn-1681-intro-qgis
For Educators, please note that the curriculum (lecture materials, tutorials etc) is also free for you to share and share alike under the Creative Commons BY 3.0 license. Please find all the materials at Github repository https://github.com/FOSS4GAcademy
For universities and educators it is an excellent opportunity to build your own Geospatial courses using Free and Open Source Geospatial Software. OSGeo software and technologies are the major contributor for the global geospatial economy and used by hundreds of thousands of users in academia, governments and business worldwide and rapidly increasing.
GeoAcademy https://foss4geo.wordpress.com and OSGeo Live are going to be the two key instruments that "Geo for All" will be using to accelerate Openness in Geoeducation worldwide and the International Map Year 2015 http://internationalmapyear.org is the opportunity we will be using to implement this action.
GeoAcademy will not only help expand geospatial education opportunities to thousands of students but more importantly by making all the lectures, tutorials available in Github under Creative Commons licence enables other educators globally to build up their own teaching resources to suit their requirements.
We look forward to your participation for Openness in Geoeducation worldwide and successful International Map Year activities.
This message and any attachment are intended solely for the addressee
and may contain confidential information. If you have received this
message in error, please send it back to me, and immediately delete it.
Please do not use, copy or disclose the information contained in this
message or in any attachment. Any views or opinions expressed by the
author of this email do not necessarily reflect the views of the
University of Nottingham.
This message has been checked for viruses but the contents of an
attachment may still contain software viruses which could damage your
computer system, you are advised to perform your own checks. Email
communications with the University of Nottingham may be monitored as
permitted by UK legislation.
Discuss mailing list
Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Africa