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Unity College - Computer Science (Information technology course studies and projects)

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(3)  Design and implement programs that provide students with the opportunity to apply what they learn through performing community service that is linked to the formal curriculum and classroom instruction.

(4)  Encourage and support activities and student and community organizations that provide opportunities for students to be engaged in their campuses and communities.

Overview

Hazard Mitigation GIS Mapping Project
http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/FEMAMP/projectindex.html

Somerset County, Maine: GIS Mitigation Mapping Project

http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/2004/sdunn2/sdunn2.html

State of Maine Initiated Growth Area Mapping Project

http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/2004/astokes2/astokes2.html
http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/2005/astokes3/astokes3.html

Kestrel Mapping Project
http://www.unity.edu/sari/2004/smorrison/hmsgis.html

 

Special Features

Civic Learning Goals

  • Civic Knowledge:
    1. Identify, define, and describe local problems and their connections to problems on the state and national levels
    2. Explore the variety of ways in information technology an individual can help solve societal problems
  • Civic Skills:
    1. Apply  information technology to effective efforts to help solve social problems
    2. Work cooperatively with others and develop effective team building practices
    3. Conference presentation (state and regional conference)
    4. Contacting public officials
    5. Organize meetings to insure that all participants have a voice in the process
  • Civic Attitudes/Dispositions:
    1. Socially responsible
    2. Strike a reasonable balance between their own interests and the common goal

Contact Information

Hazard Mitigation GIS Mapping Project
http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/FEMAMP/projectindex.html

Somerset County, Maine: GIS Mitigation Mapping Project

http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/2004/sdunn2/sdunn2.html

State of Maine Initiated Growth Area Mapping Project

http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/2004/astokes2/astokes2.html
http://www.unity.edu/sarihou/2005/astokes3/astokes3.html

Kestrel Mapping Project
http://www.unity.edu/sari/2004/smorrison/hmsgis.html

Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools: Education for Democracy