[HOT] Humanitarian Mapping for a class

Daniel O'Connor daniel.oconnor at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 22:39:36 UTC 2015

Please feel free to write up the assignment guidance on a wiki page or
similar, that way community members can help flesh out details - for
example video tutorials of building tools in josm or the tasking manager
pages on learnosm.
We can also help with querying, validating work etc as mentioned; and link
to qa tools.
 On 23/01/2015 7:58 AM, "Paul Norman" <penorman at mac.com> wrote:

>  On 1/22/2015 10:53 AM, Mueller, Thomas wrote:
> Obviously this should not be a difficult for them, but I am hoping it will
> accomplish several objectives including:
> 1)      Help map the area
> 2)      Help the students understand how they can “donate” their time to
> help (within a topic in their field)
> 3)      Hopefully this will become part of their routine so they will
> continue, etc.
> I would recommend you start off with an assignment mapping their area -
> it's much easier to learn to map when you know what an area looks like from
> personal experience.
>  I have one question – how is the best way for me to check that they have
> completed this assignment every week?  Should I have them copy and paste
> their history on to a Word Document?  Is there a better way?
> If you get their OSM username you can then view their contributions for
> the last week and check their changesets. Tools like achavi (
> http://nrenner.github.io/achavi/) can be used to visualize a changeset
> and hdyc (http://hdyc.neis-one.org/) can be used to look a users total
> contributions.
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