Schedule of Camp Activities



 

5-Jul     Orientation

  • Introduction
  • Design
  • Problem Statement
  • Bird facts
  • Bird impressions vs. facts
  • Bird types (migratory birds, endangered birds)
  • Major flyways
  • Design issues
  • Word/Web/Power Point
  • Prepare presentation
  • Prepare group Web page

 

6-Jul     Data collection

  • Make inventory of birds (NJ Meadowlands birds, birds from other areas)
    • Text descriptions
    • Images
    • Audio
  • See how users search
  • CAMPUS TOUR
  • Excel/Web
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

7-Jul     Data Organization, Representation and Analysis

  • User search criteria
  • Organize and prepare birds metadata
  • Use of Excel
  • Excel chart for data analysis
  • Avian abundance study
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

10-Jul     How Data can be Visualized

  • Methods of navigation of contents
  • What is GIS?
  • Vector/Grid data
  • Google Maps/Earth
  • GIS/Interactive maps
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

11-Jul     Google  Maps

  • How to specify location markers
  • How to specify polylines
  • GIS
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

 

12-Jul     Field Trip

  • Capture bird data (images, sounds) using mobile prototype
  • Blog, mobile devices/GPS
  • Update Presentation and Group Web page

 

13-Jul     Multimedia data presentation

  • Image data
  • Audio data
  • Basics of images
  • Image mapping and hyperlinking
  • Link the speech generation to the Web for text description
  • Speech generation tool
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

14-Jul     Integration

  • Trail information in English, Spanish/others
  • Record texts in a foreign language and make it available on the Web, and via PPt
  • Language translator
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

17-Jul     Integration/Wrap up

  • Finalize group Websites
  • Practice presentation
  • Update presentation and group Web page

 

18-Jul     Final Presentations

  • Certificate award ceremony