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Using Geographic Information Systems to Create Meaningful Institutional Data and Analysis

Presented at 2006 AIR Forum

This presentation covers the process and technology used to create institutional impact data sheets for a multi-campus system. Using a geographic information systems software, ArcGIS Desktop, to map, analyze, and publish the data for each legislative district and county in the state. The processes involved in selecting and gathering data, and demo ArcGIS Desktop using data from the project. Also discussed, is their use with our state legislature and ways in which this technology could be applied in other institutional research projects.

Reviewed March 30, 2011.