For the Love of Maps

By Seth Dixon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Geography, Rhode Island College I have a confession to make; I’m a map geek. Even as a kid watching Raiders of the Lost Ark, I was fascinated by the map they used to segue between scenes to show Indiana Jones’ travels. Forget the one I mean? Watch the clip below. The spatial information stored in that single image heightened the level … Continue reading For the Love of Maps

Introducing @ProfessorDixon!

By Seth Dixon, Rhode Island College I am very pleased to be blogging for National Geographic Education; let me introduce myself.  I’m Seth Dixon, a geography professor at Rhode Island College and I also serve as the coordinator for the Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance. I love sharing digital teaching resources and pieces of everyday geography– the underlying geographic context behind any news article about current … Continue reading Introducing @ProfessorDixon!