Author Archives: Kristin Bott

Translating research from question to query

Earlier this term, I heard from students in Noelwah Netusil’s natural resources economics class. They were hoping I could help them identify how many homes are within the Johnson Creek floodplain. This is certainly a spatial problem, so using some … finish reading Translating research from question to query

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Curricular guidance from social media: #gistribe in action

For the past two years, I have presented a GIS/mapping workshop as part of Paideia — in 60-ish minutes, aiming to give the Reed community an introduction into the concepts of spatial analysis, basic cartography and critical map reading, and … finish reading Curricular guidance from social media: #gistribe in action

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A few of my favorite (mapping) things

Fall break is here, and I expect Portland fall weather to set in any minute now. In anticipation of hunker-down-and-curl-up weather, here’s a handful of geospatial delights that might pair well with a hot mug of something and grey skies: … finish reading A few of my favorite (mapping) things

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729 Miles : collaborations in educational technology across the Pacific Northwest

Educational technology is by nature a collaborative effort, with faculty, students, and staff working together to build an effective learning environment within and beyond the classroom. In order to foster relationship across campuses, in May 2015, Reed and Lewis & Clark co-hosted the … finish reading 729 Miles : collaborations in educational technology across the Pacific Northwest

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Getting on the map (workshop)

On May 29th/30th, Reed is co-hosting the inaugural instructional technology conference of the Northwest Five Consortium (NW5C). I am leading a workshop on maps, mapping, spatial analysis, and spatial thinking; materials below. Hands-on #1: Social Explorer (instructions) (website) Hands-on #2: … finish reading Getting on the map (workshop)

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Digital humanities and information visualization

This is a guest post from Kelly Holob, class of 2014 At Reed, I was a Classics/Religion major (’14), maybe not the sort of person you’d expect to see on a technology blog. But I worked with computers a lot … finish reading Digital humanities and information visualization

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Workshop: Data analysis + visualization

For the economics junior seminar workshop this afternoon, please find datafiles and code here.

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Workshop: Stata for Econometrics

On Thursday, 1/19/15, I will be presenting a workshop for Econometrics students on how to use Stata in preparation for the first homework assignment. Come join in! Workshop materials are here. Log in to a computer and download the zipped … finish reading Workshop: Stata for Econometrics

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Workshop: Analysis using Stata : Psych Edition (Paideia)

From 1pm-2pm on Friday, 1/23/2015 I’ll be leading an Introduction to Stata in ETC 211. Come join in! Materials for the workshop are here. (PSYCH_stata_workshop) Download the zipped file to your desktop, unzip it, and change your working directory to that … finish reading Workshop: Analysis using Stata : Psych Edition (Paideia)

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Workshop: Spatial Analysis + Mapping, Paideia 2015

I’ll be leading a one-hour intro to GIS, mapping, and geospatial analysis on Friday, 1/22, from 9-10 in ETC 205. Come join! Materials from the workshop are here (Mapping_GIS_Paideia). Download the zipped file to your desktop and unzip it – open datafiles … finish reading Workshop: Spatial Analysis + Mapping, Paideia 2015

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