19. 10. 2011
Simulated Quabbin Reservoir

SimQuabbin

by H. Hanna

SimQuabbin begins with Geographic Information Systems data to render to scale a four square kilometer section of the Quabbin Reservoir management area. As a tightly controlled watershed that provides the drinking water to the greater Boston area, the Quabbin Reservoir has been a focus of research for over four decades.

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19. 10. 2011
Tokyo Historical Map Overlaying Current Map of Tokyo

(Re-) Inventing Tokyo

by H. Hanna

The "(Re)Inventing Tokyo" course of Professors Sam Morse and Trent Maxey examines the changes that took place as the city modernized and Westernized in the Meiji era, became the center of modern urban life in Japan before the Second World War, and rebuilt itself as part of the country’s economic miracle in the postwar era.

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19. 10. 2011
Cathedral Builder Screenshot

Cathedral Builder

by H. Hanna

Cathedral Builder is a 3D multi-player online world designed to engage students directly in the formal, spatial and visual components of cathedral design and construction while accounting verbally for their particular design choices and the necessary implications of those choices.

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19. 10. 2011
Maxwell Suechting '11

Transcontinental Circuits

by H. Hanna

Joining a growing international community of musicians interested in new technologies in internet-based performance, Professor Robinson's students gave a thirty-minute multi-site networked concert using cutting edge software to simultaneously connect eight performers at three locations on the Amherst College campus (Arms Music Center, Marsh Arts Dormitory, and Garmin House).

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18. 10. 2011
Moodle

Our new learning management system

by H. Hanna

Moodle is an open-source learning management system. As we introduce Moodle we will be shuting down Blackboard and eventually the LMS features of CMS.  It was selected for its versitility and simplicity and...

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18. 10. 2011
Cityscapes Map View

Cityscapes: An Online Discovery Tool for Urban and Cultural Studies

by H. Hanna

Cityscapes is a mapping framework for urban and cultural studies that integrates audio/visual media illustrating particular locations. Students studying neighborhoods in a city can use an online map to navigate through its streets...

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