WORKING GROUPS of ISPRS COMMISSION V
WG V/1 - Framework for Multi‐level Education & Training – Curriculum Development and Methodology
Peter Tian-Yuan Shih
WG V/1 Terms of Reference
- Support and promote the development of national and international geospatial-information curricula and educational modules;
- Promote and organize seminars, workshops and summer schools at different levels of education and different levels of governance; i.e., academics and professional, and public and private sectors;
- Strengthen cooperation with the user of spatial data in order to build educational modules in specific application sectors (such as cultural heritage, environment and risk management, urban planning, structural monitoring etc.)
- Organize activities through cooperation with other Technical Commissions;
- Compile and Incorporate best practices for multi-level education and training;
- Cooperate in particular with WG 4/6/7 for the testing of the most technologically advanced tools for education (e-learning, web based resources, innovative technologies)
- Cooperating with other national or international geospatial and related societies.
- Organise CATCON
WG V/2 - Promotion of International Collaborative Education Programs
Maria Grazia D'Urso
WG V/2 Terms of Reference
- Further support of existing ISPRS initiated projects collaborative education programs in the fields of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Spatial Information, Mapping at Universities;
- Support, promote, stimulate and initiate international collaborative education programs dissemination efforts such as: seminars, tutorials, workshops, symposia, e-bulletins and other mechanisms & tools, in various levels aimed at: Researchers, PhD, MA, Undergraduate, Engineers, Technicians and other professionals;
- Cooperate with other working groups within Commission V and other ISPRS commissions, on how to synchronize the efforts and how to cooperate in launching seminars and workshops;
- Initiate and support: e-learning and remote teaching activities; development and integration of high-tech elements and tools in teaching and training;
- Cooperating with other Geo-societies on issues of: common themes and goals; mobilizing lecturers; adopting efficient ways for planning and running the seminars; and how to share and cut expenses;
- Cooperate with regional universities, organizations, and societies in order to stimulate them to cooperate, provide facilities, share local know how and offer a base for future further cooperation;
- Search for universities and individuals that will reiterate the WG Seminars and collaborative education programs dissemination in other regions;
- Dissemination of methodical recommendations, management of educational seminars and summer schools for the sharing of knowledge and experience of young professionals in the fields related to geo-sciences (photogrammetry, remote sensing, spatial information etc.);
- Dissemination of innovative courses and techniques for writing Master and PhD's thesis proposal, and academic writing;
- Dissemination of innovative educational courses on teaching and aimed at young university teachers working in the field of photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information.
WG V/3 - Promotion of Regional Collaboration in Citizen Science and Geospatial Technology
WG V/3 Terms of Reference
- Citizen Science approaches in geoinformatics – from hypothesis generation to communicating results
- Geo-processing tools and technologies in citizen science
- Data quality assurance and data verification
- Integration of Web 2.0 / mobile technologies and citizen science
- Data, metadata and ownership within citizen science projects
- Investigation of data fusion and mashup algorithms
- Incorporation of game design elements in citizen science – towards geo-gamification
- Geodata enrichment and learning through citizen science
- Promoting open data, standards, interoperability and FOSS4G in citizen science
- Improvement of regional collaboration and community capacity building through citizen science projects
WG V/4 - Web-based Resource Sharing for Education and Research
WG V/4 Terms of Reference
- Promotion of web-based resources with free access for Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry and GIS
- Cooperation with WG V/8 for joint events and other WGs in TC I to IV for data sharing
- Establishment of an online platform for discovery, sharing and geoprocessing
- Collaboration with academic partners to introduce more use cases for teaching and education and industrial partners to adopt and propagate new technologies.
- Increasing the motivation of students and researchers in a web-based resource sharing environment.
- Mass awareness through web based resource sharing and webinars.
WG V/5 - Promotion of the Profession to Young People
Cemal Özgür Kivilcim
Ayda Akkartal Aktaş
WG V/5 Terms of Reference
- Provide guidance for Student Consortium activities and maintain the Student Consortium budget
- Advocate for support for Student Consortium activities from the ISPRS Foundation (TIF) and the ISPRS Council
- Harmonize all summer schools associated with the ISPRS under the Student Consortium brand
- Increase world wide networking to establish local branches of the ISPRS SC
- Link all ISPRS technical commission executives with the youth
- Support networking with international and regional societies relevant to ISPRS
- Arrange for Youth Forum sessions during the Commission V midterm symposium and the next congress
- Conduct regular meetings and document working group activities
WG V/6 - Distance Learning - Education and Training Services
WG V/6 Terms of Reference
- Disseminate knowledge on “Distance-Learning Best Practices” through: 1) conference sessions, 2) “train the trainers” webinar(s) and/or workshop(s), and 3) peer-reviewed articles in ISPRS journals.
- Develop and deliver distance-learning courses on access and use of spatial information.
- Collaborate with Working Groups II, III, IV and V of the TC to develop the content of the distance learning courses and methodologies for sharing with the geospatial community.
- Collaborate with other international organizations engaged in geospatial capacity building activities.
WG V/7 - Innovative Technologies in Training Civil Engineers and Architects
Vladimir A. Seredovich
WG V/7 Terms of Reference
- Promotion of cooperation and knowledge exchange between ISPRS and the International Association of Educational Civil Engineering Institutions
- Methodical guidance, management of educational seminars and summer schools for the sharing of knowledge and experience of young professionals in photogrammetry, remote sensing, civil engineering and architecture, geomatics engineering, and GIS
- Provide assistance in submitting projects on integrated educational programs financing by various organizations and those of under EU auspices
- Innovative techniques and technologies in photogrammetry and remote sensing for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree curricula and postgraduate studies in architecture, town planning and civil engineering
- Development and implementation of innovative educational modules on photogrammetry and remote sensing for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree curricula in civil engineering and architecture
- Development and implementation of the integrated educational modules using the techniques and DEM creation for the purposes of construction design
- Development of educational programs for introduction in BIM and computer modelling
- Development of educational programs on applying photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS for solving problems of town-planning and spatial territorial management
- Teaching innovative photogrammetry and remote sensing technologies for getting learning skills in the assessment of environmental impact of construction
- Teaching innovative photogrammetry and remote sensing technologies for structure inventory and certification
- Outreach the concept of Smart cities among civil engineers and architects with aim to develop a new approach to town-planning and management
WG V/8 - Promotion of Open Source on Geospatial Technology
Lalu Muhamad Jaelani
Krishnan Sundara Rajan
WG V/8 Terms of Reference
- Open-source software promotion.
- Cooperation with Working Group V/4, working groups in Commission II, III and IV, and OSGeo for joint events and data sharing.
- Organize joint sessions on open-source, and invite authors of latest and popular open-source software to provide tutorials for open source promotion.
- Co-organize webinar to help people learn and use geospatial technologies with the aid of open sources.