Learning Resources

Learning Resources

The Wicked Problems Lab provides individual and group training on a host of technologies for the Saint Mary’s community. These include self-paced tutorials along with instructor led sessions.

 Current training opportunities:

  • GIS Basics – Fall 2020 
    • What is GIS?  How may it be applied to various areas of research?

  • Making a Map with GIS – Fall 2020
    • Opening and navigating data; map layout & design

  • Managing Data with GIS – Fall 2020
    • Data sources; geo-coding; geo-referencing

  • Analysing data with GIS – Fall 2020
    • Buffers; overlays; queries

Please register by e-mailing: wickedproblems@smu.ca


 We also offer self-directed learning on the following topics:

  • Using an online citation manager
  • Finding data to augment your research paper (coming soon)
  • Making a reference map with GIS (coming soon)
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