WEEK 1. Intro to Websites
This is an introductory tutorial to introduce some of the concepts and fundamentals behind a web page, starting with securing hosting, downloading a text editor, and then moving through the basic building blocks of HTML and styling with CSS.
WEEK 2. Using Bootstrap
WEEK 3. Web Map Fundamentals
WEEK 4. Shareabouts
This is an introduction to a crowdsourced webmapping tool, sharabouts that allows gathering current conditions, desires, specific requests about existing places from individual community members.
WEEK 6. Customization
When creating a web map, one of the key components is styling your elements to provide proper symbolization for your data. This increases legibility for users, allows for conveyal of data and information, and can give your map an appealing, custom design.
WEEK 8. Leaflet and CartoDB
This session introduces PostGIS, a spatial extension for the popular open-source PostgreSQL database management system. To introduce PostGIS, we will use CartoDB, which provides the experience of a geospatial database in the cloud, to store a dataset and run queries on that dataset.
WEEK 9. Advanced Mapping
In this advanced tutorial, we will take a look at how we can use a spatial database, such as PostGIS, and collect and write new data to the database using the map at the interface.
TECH assignment 1
Students create their own individual web page. The web page includes a map component that displays open paths GPS points, which have tracked them for a two week period.
TECH assignment 2
Based on the DUSP webmapping workshop on Sharabouts, an instance of either a Ushahidi or Shareabouts web mapping site.
TECH assignment 3
Students create an IFTTT snippet that displays the collected data in a tumblr site.
TECH assignment 4
Based on the App Inventor workshop from the previous class, students build their own app through app inventor excercises and share the result in class.