[Talk-us] How to get college students involved?

Stefan Brandle sbrandle at cse.taylor.edu
Fri Aug 6 18:51:28 BST 2010

 On 8/6/10 1:43 PM, Katie Filbert wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Stefan Brandle
> <sbrandle at cse.taylor.edu <mailto:sbrandle at cse.taylor.edu>> wrote:
>      Hi. The following may be outside your time and interest scope,
>     but I am
>     interested in hearing from anybody who is willing to nibble on my
>     requests. I have never actually done any mapping work, but joined this
>     list and lurked with the hope of starting to learn about the tools and
>     issues.
> It is great to get your students involved with mapping, and give them
> something practical to work with such as OSM.
> Though, I suggest first you try some mapping yourself and get more
> familiar with how things work.  You could start out with Potlatch
> (edit tab), but given your more technical background,I think you would
> do well with JOSM.

Thanks for your suggestions. I'll start poking away at them.

Actually, I've just started working on the local map and am currently
working my way through things like getting stumped on how to create a
pond, etc.  I suspect that reading all available documentation might be
a good start.  :-)

-- sb
Stefan Brandle, Taylor University Computer Science and Engineering
sbrandle at cse.taylor.edu, Telephone: 765-998-4685 FAX: 765-998-4940
http://www.cse.taylor.edu/~sbrandle, http://www.facebook.com/TaylorCSE

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