GIS Camp – Environmental Sciences

Applications Due April 2 – Onsite in Seward August 6-10

The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development is looking for 10 teacher/student teams to participate in a pilot blended course for environmental science.  This pilot course, through Alaska’s Learning Network and sponsored by Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and has room for 10 Alaskan teachers to bring two high school students each to Seward, Alaska the week of August 6-10, 2012 with a follow-up course in the Fall 2012 semester online.  Students will receive 1 semester credit in Environment Science and teachers will receive 2 credits from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

APPLICATIONS DUE: April 2, 2012

PILOT BLENDED LEARNING:

1-week, face-to-face in Seward, Alaska (Aug. 6-10, 2012)

1-semester distance education follow-up (Fall 2012)

Details posted online:  http://gis.asof.org/

Cost:  Each team will be provided $2,000 to help cover the cost of travel to/from Seward.  All other expenses are paid for once in Seward, including:  Enrollment fees for courses, room and board in Seward, field trips in Seward, ESRI (GIS/GPS) site licenses for each team. Camp participants (including teachers. students, and facilitators), will stay together at AVTEC (Alaska Vocational Technology Education Center) in Seward. 

GIS Camp Application

For more information, contact: roxanne.mourant@alaska.gov / 907-465-8578