Mapchats – Using PolicyMap in the Classroom

Watch the recorded Mapchats webinar:

As a follow-up to requests during our Mapchat on using GIS in the classroom, we’re offering a session on using PolicyMap in the classroom. Mapchats will hear from Dr. Ira Goldstein about how he incorporates PolicyMap in his social science and research methods courses.

IraGoldsteinIra Goldstein, PhD,The Reinvestment Fund and the University of Pennsylvania

Ira Goldstein is President of The Reinvestment Fund’s (TRF) Policy Solutions Team, where he leads all research related to TRF’s organizational goals and mission. Dr. Goldstein is a nationally recognized expert on America’s housing policy issues and mortgage markets and his work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and has also been included in several publications of the Federal Reserve Board and Banks. For more than 20 years, Dr. Goldstein has served as a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania teaching courses in social science and research methods including spatial analysis. Dr. Goldstein holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Temple University.

Here are Dr Goldstein’s course assignments used in his class;

You can see the PowerPoint used in the webinar here: