Module 2B: Avoid Data Pitfalls

Online IN, United States

Data is most powerful when you understand its limits. This module will give you the knowledge to think critically about data, making you aware of what can cause noise in data and how to use data effectively despite these limitations. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How policy changes can affect the numbers How factors outside your […]

Module 3B: Using SAVI Data in Other GIS Tools

Online IN, United States

SAVI provides a powerful collection of tools and resources that help you use data to make decisions. By leveraging other Geographic Information System (GIS) tools along with SAVI, you can do much more. Would you like to use SAVI maps in combination with other map data? Would you like to create your own web maps […]

The Value of Place: How to Enhance your Teaching and Research with Free Mapping and Spatial Analysis Tools

Online IN, United States

  This webinar introduces powerful desktop and online mapping and spatial analysis tools, data, and other related resources that can support higher education teaching and research activities. These resources are applicable to a wide range of disciplines including health, public safety, public policy, economics, informatics, and more. One of the highlights of the webinar is […]

Empowering Indiana Communities with Evictions & Foreclosure Data

Online IN, United States

  More than 3.5 million U.S. households are threatened with eviction each year, a poignant illustration of rising housing costs. The causes of eviction can be complex, following a synergy of poverty and low wages, rising rent costs, inflation, and drug and mental health challenges for citizens living paycheck to paycheck. Yet, for many individuals, […]

Module 2A: Find Existing Data

Online IN, United States

Answering the questions necessary to achieve goals requires locating and using the right data and tools. This workshop covers the strengths, weaknesses, and costs of readily available data sets, including SAVI, so you have the information you need to locate the data that is right for you. Hands-on activities explore the many tools that SAVI […]