The Mapping Our World package consists of a workbook with seven modules and 19 lessons, photocopy ready teacher instructions, student handouts, assessments, and evaluation rubrics. Companion CDs include a one-year license of ESRI's ArcView 3.x software, 250 MB of GIS data used in the lessons, printable versions of the lessons, multimedia GIS resources and links to other data and resources. The license for a single package allows use throughout a school building where the materials are being taught as well as on teachers' home computers.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is a trade organization with 1,200 member companies from around the world working together to expand market opportunities and strengthen the software and information industry. For the past 19 years, SIIA has showcased the industry's finest products and services as well as honored corporate achievement and philanthropic efforts. The Codie Awards program is the only peer recognition program in the software and information industry. It provides companies with the chance to compete for the praise of their competitors.
The 19th Annual Codie Award winners will be announced at a reception on May 18, 2004, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. For more information about SIIA and the Codie Awards, visit www.siia.net.
Source: ESRI, Jan. 22, 2004