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Webinar: Indiana Meets COVID-19 - Teaching Geography, Economics, Government & Civics

Date(s) of the workshop: June  30, 2020 - July 1, 2020  
Time of the workshop: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (ET)  
Location: Your Computer  
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Registration Fee: No Charge!  
Workshop Description: How has COVID-19 impacted Indiana and your teaching? This workshop will use COVID related events to enrich your teaching and your students' learning about our interconnected and interdisciplinary world. Resources will be shared. A few hours of time will yield a great return on your investment. PGP’s available for each session of the 2-day webinar.

PGP's available GISP applicable.

All educators welcome: in-service/pre-service, formal/informal, public/private/home, libraries, museums, 4-H, FFA, Boys & Girls Clubs, geospatial/GIS, environmental/outdoor, Scouts…

June 30 (Tuesday)
9a-9:50a – Welcome! Integrating Geography, Economics, & Government Utilizing COVID-19, Educator Panel Discussion: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
10:00a-10:50a – What is GIS? It’s ALL About the Data: Patterns, Relationships, Diffusion, and Distribution; Endemic, Epidemic, Pandemic… (Dr. Andy Baker, Lecturer in Geography, IUPUI)
11:00 a-11:50a – Marginalism: How Clean is Clean Enough (Mohammad Kaviani, Director, Center for Economic Education, IUPUI)
12:00p-12:50p – Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Exploring Congressional Action (Dr. Elizabeth R. Osborn, IU Center On Representative Government)
1:00p-2:00p – CREATE an Interactive Dashboard Using the IN COVID-19 Dashboard as an Example (Marianne Cardwell, The Polis Center @ IUPUI)

July 1 (Wednesday)
9:00a – 9:50a – MAKING a COVID-19 Map for your Community: Hot Spots and Anomalies (Dr. Andy Baker, Lecturer in Geography, IUPUI)
10:00a – 10:50a – Crisis Management: Elections, Budgets, & Local Decision-Making
11:00a-11:50a – Has Corona Changed the Teaching of Economics? Trade, Migration, & Elasticity of Labor (Mohammad Kaviani, Director, Center for Economic Education, IUPUI)
12:00p-12:50p – Ethics of Data Management: Map Analysis, Types of Maps (Dr. Andy Baker, Lecturer in Geography, IUPUI)
1:00p-2:00p – Panel Discussion & Wrap-Up
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