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

David Fawcett david.fawcett at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 14:58:10 BST 2010

It would be cool to create a wiki page with ideas, resources, tips,
and tricks for campus mapping.  The page could include links to past


On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 10:40 PM, Sarah Manley <sarah.m.manley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> I did some work with students back when I was with cloudmade. There are a
> few details here: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Education
> I can pass along the power points I made if you like (although they are
> about a year out of date now). Just let me know. If anyone else wants them,
> I can also try and get them up on the wiki, or am happy for someone else to
> host them.
> Cheers,
> Sarah
>> Message: 3
>> Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2010 13:00:48 -0400
>> From: Stefan Brandle <sbrandle at cse.taylor.edu>
>> To: talk-us at openstreetmap.org
>> Subject: [Talk-us] How to get college students involved?
>> Message-ID: <4C5C3FC0.1040003 at cse.taylor.edu>
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>>  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.
>> I teach computer science at a university about half way between
>> Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne. I would love to have someone show us how to
>> get involved mapping precise data locally and submitting it to various
>> online data sets, or working on software that is helpful to OSM and
>> others. We have students who need senior projects, and also run the
>> occasional special topics class.
>> If anybody is interested, I would like to start a dialog, or at least
>> get some pointers to the right direction.
>> -- sb
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>> 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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