Tue, 12/14/2021 - 08:18
At Penn State’s fall commencement exercises on Dec. 18, 2021, the first student to receive Penn State's master of science in spatial data science, Karen Dedinsky, will graduate! The degree program combines geographic information science with programming and statistical algorithms. It is offered exclusively online in partnership with the Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and Penn State World Campus.
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 09:19
Wed, 06/30/2021 - 09:15
Beth King, associate teaching professor and assistant program manager of the online geospatial education program, received the 2021 Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award from the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)!! See the full story...
Thu, 04/22/2021 - 09:12
Penn State’s renewable energy, sustainability graduate programs allow students to find employment opportunities in growing job market
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 08:28
Wed, 09/02/2020 - 13:25
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. --Todd Bacastow, teaching professor in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State, has been appointed to the board of directors of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) for a three-year term. Read the full story!
Wed, 03/04/2020 - 14:25
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The John A. Dutton e-Education Institute’s first “Speed Dating with Learning Technologies” event for College of Earth and Mineral Sciences instructors, held on Feb. 13, was a success. Read the full story!
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 14:38
Traditionally, feedback on student work is a one-way communication from instructor to student. Due to the inherent complexity of unilateral feedback, students may feel emotional and psychological impacts, a lack of power or autonomy, or demotivation. Re-engineering this process to include student-instructor dialogue in order to break down one-way flow provides space for interactive exchanges where thoughts and ideas are shared and requirements are interpreted and clarified.
Tue, 08/27/2019 - 13:29
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Katherine Meckler, a captain in the United States Air Force, helps pilots to navigate the skies, has completed six deployments around the world since 2017, and moved across the country for a new assignment. Despite leading such a busy life, she is pursuing her master’s degree online from Penn State and carries a 4.0 GPA.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:00
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Dan Coughlin’s hands skip across his keyboard, then he reaches for the mouse. With just a few clicks, a week’s worth of video lessons for the applications development class he teaches at University Park are uploaded, embedded and waiting for his students in Canvas. Read the full story!