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Geo Tagging Digital Photography for Learning, Research, and Just Plain Fun!

Presenter Mace W. Mentch, Ph.D. is Assessment Specialist in Instructional Technology and Academic Computing for Case Western Reserve University.  He is responsible for the design and implementation of an array of assessment, research, and evaluation projects with emphasis on documenting learning effects and evaluating the effectiveness of emerging, innovative, and existing technologies.  Mace has presented at numerous conferences around the country and will share his in-depth knowledge of educational, emerging and academic technologies.

Geo Tagging involves placing location information on photos.  The ability to geotag photos has become increasingly easier, using free or inexpensive tools.  This session will introduce geo tagging photographs for teaching, learning, research, and fun.  Demonstration of devices that can be carried in your pocket, GiSTEQ Phototrackr and Trails, and their integration with Google Maps, Google Earth and Flickr will be provided.  Examples of using the technology in a research application and for display of walking routes and points of interest will be included.

Please note: This is a NORASIST sponsored event taking place at Kent State University. It will be simultaneously broadcast in Columbus at the State Library of Ohio.

WHEN:    Tuesday, October 27, 2009
6:30 – 7:00 PM – Refreshments and Networking
7:00 – 8:30 PM – Presentation and Q & A
WHERE:  The State Library of Ohio, Board Room, 274 E. First Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201,
PH:  614-644-7061

RSVP for this free program with Patricia Furney Here

This is a great way to stay aware of current technologies, and benefit from other perspectives in our field.  We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday October 27th!