A concept that is central to the teaching of GIS, geography, environmental science, and other disciplines is scale. One effective way to teach about scale is to use a subject that most people have at least some grasp of--world countries. This new and amazing 3D web mapping application allows instructors and students to quickly and effectively compare the sizes of world countries. It thus can serve as an effective way to teach and learn about scale and related concepts.
On April 12th, we held a Modern GIS Faculty Panel that discussed the move to 'modern' tools and methods for teaching GIS. With all of the great content, we ran out of time for the questions that came in. As a follow-up, each of the panelists reviewed the questions and offered their responses.
ArcGIS Image for ArcGIS Online, is a complete SaaS offering that provides capabilities for hosting, analyzing, and streaming imagery and raster collections in the cloud. This provides a new option for performing image analysis in the cloud without the need to install any software. For those who are teaching, this product provides an easy way for the students to learn and use.
This blog provides list of topics and resources how to get started and familiar with ArcGIS Image for ArcGIS online.