IDS 370: Civic Crowd-Sourcing, Interactive Mapping and Community Change

In IDS 370, students learned about different mapping techniques via scholarly readings, as well as the use of computer programs such as Mappler and WordPress. Articles established concepts such as ‘community mapping’, ‘crowd-sourcing’, ‘participatory mapping’ and ‘GIS.’ Working alongside the Bonner Center at The College of New Jersey and the Office of Community Mapping, students were able to create an interactive map as well as website cataloging their findings.

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