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

4.4 Weekly Webinar

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This week’s speaker is Mr. Greg Ulp. For details about Greg’s current role and background refer to Lesson 3. For the specific date and time of the webinar, 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 e-mail ahead of time. I will make the recorded webinar available for you to review.

Assignment 4-5 (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 4-5 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 helping transportation organizations make their planning processes more transparent and providing detailed project information to the public and other interested parties?
Webinar Rubric (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: The student's submittal demonstrated that the student paid close attention during the webinar and carefully reflected on the key topics which were covered.
7.0 pts
Satisfactory: The student's submittal demonstrated that the student was somewhat attentive during the webinar and engaged in limited reflection on the key topics which were covered.
4.0 pts
Poor: The student's submittal provided little or no evidence that the student paid careful attention during the webinar or reflected on the topics which were covered.
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