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From tools to curriculum
We work with instructors and students across disciplines to connect the classroom to the latest our platform has to offer: Design beautiful maps in Mapbox Studio, develop interactive web maps with Mapbox GL JS, and use our APIs and kits to build location-based games and mobile apps.
"Mapbox is a great way to get students excited about mapping because they can modify their basemaps. Mapbox Studio is fun to work with and integrates nicely with other open source technology. They have lots of great tutorials and a supportive education team. Working with Mapbox introduces my students to cutting edge tools that will serve them well whether they want to focus on design or more engineering related work in the future."
"In my teaching, Mapbox Studio is an excellent way to introduce geography students to web development concepts. Students can add their Studio styles into HTML templates for Mapbox GL JS and learn how to publish their creations on a website, even if they don’t have prior programming experience. And for students who are familiar with data analysis tools like R, you can use the mapboxapi library that I built to leverage Mapbox tools into spatial data science projects."
From tools to impact
Curriculum: USF Web Mapping
Mapbox partnered with the University of San Francisco to deliver an 8-week web mapping course.
Student Work: Food Banks Canada
Learn how a Fleming College student project grew into nationwide impact with a new interactive map to explore vulnerability to food insecurity.
GIS Day Challenge
Every year we participate in GIS Day events at universities and colleges across the country, providing speakers, and applied workshops.
Student Work: The Cost of Disaster
Students from Craig Newmark School of Journalism used Mapbox tools to help visualize the geographic distribution and financial impacts of natural disasters.
Research: Immigrant America
Texas Christian University professor Kyle Walker has updated his project, 'Immigrant America, with the latest ACS data and was built in part with his mapboxapi R package.
Curriculum: Clark Web Mapping
Clark University has developed a series of online web mapping course materials to help introduce students to web mapping and building basic web pages.
Research: Stanford Education Opportunity Project
The Educational Opportunity Project (EOP) at Stanford University, goes beyond test scores by visualizing the shifting landscape of education access.
Student Work: Capstonec Graduate Projects
USF students worked with Mapbox engineers to develop an iOS app that provides an AR-navigation to detect traffic violations using Mapbox's Vision SDK.
Student Work: COVID-19 and Unemployment Risk
At Carnegie Mellon University, students developed a COVID-19 dashboard to analyze the effects of job closures in Pennsylvania.