GEOG 863:
Web Application Development for Geospatial Professionals

Learning Environments

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Course Website (Course Text) and Canvas

Registered students in the online Penn State courses that use this text need to navigate between several environments in the World Wide Web. These include:

  • The Course website consists of lessons, each including pages of text, graphics, and activities. Activities prompt readers to read content, watch videos, do research, and join in conversations via VoiceThread.

  • Canvas, Penn State's course management system. In Canvas, registered students consult course calendars, communicate with instructors, teaching assistants, and fellow students, submit assignments, receive feedback from the instructor and teaching assistant, take online quizzes and surveys, and check assignment scores and course grades. Note that a link to Canvas appears in the Navigation menu above.

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Students who register for this Penn State course gain access to assignments and instructor feedback, and earn academic credit. Information about Penn State's Online Geospatial Education programs is available at the Geospatial Education Program Office.

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Navigate from this page to Canvas and back again.