GEOG 497C
GIS for Transportation: Principles, Data and Applications

2.4 Weekly Webinar

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This week’s speaker is Doug Tomlinson. For details about Mr. Tomlinson’s current role and background refer to Lesson 1. For the specific date and time, please refer to Canvas. While you are expected to attend the webinar live, if at all possible, it is understood that in some cases work schedules and other conflicts may make it impossible to do so. If you will not be able to attend, please send me an email ahead of time. I will make the recorded webinar available for you to review.

Assignment 2-5 (15 points)

After attending the webinar, prepare a brief write-up (250 – 500 words) summarizing the session and submit it in M.S. Word format to Assignment 2-5 in Canvas. In your summary, address the following:

  • What did you learn and/or find most interesting?
  • What was unclear in the presentation/discussion?
  • In your opinion, how important is GIS in the area of ITS?
Webinar Summary (15 points)
Criteria Ratings Pts
Followed Instructions Excellent: Student carefully followed all instructions for the assignment.
4.0 pts
Satisfactory: Student's submission exhibited some minor deviations from the instructions for the assignment.
2.5 pts
Poor: Student's submission exhibited major deviations from the instructions for the assignment.
1.0 pts
4.0 pts
Content Quality Excellent: Student's submittal fully addressed the topics of the assignment and demonstrated insight and thoughtful reflection on the part of the student.
7.0 pts
Satisfactory: Student's submittal partially addressed the topics of the assignment and demonstrated some insight and thoughtful reflection on the part of the student.
5.0 pts
Poor: Student's submittal did not address the topics of the assignment and demonstrated little or no insight or thoughtful reflection on the part of the student.
1.0 pts
7.0 pts
Writing Quality Excellent: Student’s writing was organized, clear and concise and was free from spelling and grammatical errors.
4.0 pts
Satisfactory: Student’s writing exhibited some deficiencies in the area of organization, clarity and conciseness and/or contained a few spelling or grammatical errors.
2.5 pts
Poor: Student’s writing exhibited major deficiencies in the area of organization, clarity and conciseness and/or contained many spelling or grammatical errors.
1.0 pts
4.0 pts
Total Points: 15.0