Complete unit: lessons, activities and resources, teaches skills for the open platform QGIS and presents projects to help students use GIS programming in the context of earth science. This unit is equivalent to a 3 day workshop with 10 weeks of lesson plans. No previous coding experience is required.
Other core competencies include Critical Thinking
Alan LeBlanc has nearly 15 years of experience in the geoscientific industry. A graduate of Dalhousie (B.Sc. 2000) and Centre of Geographic Sciences ('01), he is passionate about teaching and training. He spent six years as an instructor for mining software, as well as performing field work and training for new employees in many outdoor locations. He is currently pursuing several professional designations with multiple organizations. Alan has an interest in open-source materials for education and technical work. His main focus is on the mining and the resource sector, with a strong background in exploration, satellite imagery, GIS, and CAD drawing. He currently lives in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia with his family.
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