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2014-2015 WEBINAR SCHEDULE

 All webinars are on Wednesdays at 8pm Eastern, unless otherwise noted.

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April 1, 2015

South Korea’s Dokdo and East Sea Territorial and Name Disputes

Presenters: Michael Robinson with Joe Stoltman and Jongnam Choi

Description: Join us for a panel discussion on the current situation with Dokdo territorial dispute and the East Sea naming issue. Then stick around for an introduction of lesson plans that have been created to introduce these issues into high school social studies classes in the United States.

Cost: Free for NCGE Members; $20 Non-Members

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April 8, 2015

National Geographic MapMaker Interactive Goes Mobile

Presenter: Roni Jones, National Geographic Society

Description: National Geographic will introduce participants to their newly re-designed, tablet friendly MapMaker Interactive tool. Using this tool, students and teachers can easily explore thematic maps of our world, covering topics in all realms of geography (physical, economic, historical, etc.). They can also easily construct, save, and share their own geo-tours on topics ranging from local to global. Users have the ability to annotate and bookmark the interactive maps they create with drawings, labels, measurements, and annotations to construct information-rich geo-tours about whatever geography they choose. Join us to learn how you and your colleagues and students can get started with this exciting National Geographic tool today.

Cost: Free Partnership Webinar

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April 29, 2015

The Educator’s Introduction to Open Street Map

Presenters: Steven Johnson and Niem Huynh

Description: OpenStreetMap is a freely editable map of the world, often described as 'Wikipedia for maps'. This presentation aims to equip participants with:

  • An overview of the OpenStreetMap project
  • The rationale for using OpenStreetMap for education
  • How to get started with OpenStreetMap
  • Issues in using OpenStreetMap in the classroom

Cost: Free for NCGE Members; $20 Non-Members

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