In this course, students learn to understand Washington, D.C. through making maps. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of the ArcGIS mapping software and know how to map all kinds of data. And you'll also understand your city in new ways.
In the fall of 2013, students created a series of maps for the Deanwood Vacant Property Task Force, documenting vacant properties and associated data in the Deanwood neighborhood of D.C. Here, students pose with the Deanwood Citizens Association president David Smith and UDC law school professor Bradford Voegeli, after presenting their findings at the Deanwood Recreation Center on December 9, 2013.