Brad Baker trains the next generation of GIS practitioners. Brad works with the GeoTech Research Lab at Bishop Dunne that teaches students become researchers, active community stakeholders, and creators of environmental solutions using GIS. This unique program has helped teachers from across the United States learn how GIS can enhance their programs.

We’ve known Brad since we met him at GeoTech 2002. It is such a treat to have him back as a presenter 10 years later!!! If you haven’t registered to come to GeoTech 2012 and register for all the great presentations yet, never fear – you can register up til the beginning of the event!

Online Testing with Blackboard Course-sites and Examview
Brad Baker – Bishop Dunne

All online testing systems are not created equal. In this workshop learn how to use the free and powerful system Blackboard CourseSites to create online assessments. Instructions will also be provided on how to import ExamView® files into the system to reduce setup time.

Man Made Earthquakes! Destabilized by Our Quest for Energy
Brad Baker – Bishop Dunne

Earthquakes in North Texas were once unimaginable but are now commonplace, this lesson will use GIS to examine the proximity of these new quakes to recent underground gas drilling to answer the question “should we stop drilling in the Burnet Shale?” The GIS concepts of image registration and digitizing and importing tabular data will be covered in this lesson.