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Metadata Trainers: Lynda Wayne

WORKSHOPS

Duration:
All workshops are designed as one day events but content is regularly expanded or reduced to meet specific client needs.

Abstract:
INTRODUCTION TO METADATA
Introduction to the concept, principles, and value of metadata. Detailed review of the CSDGM and available software tools. Methods for writing quality metadata and making metadata part of the data development process. Hands-on metadata creation and validation options.

TRAIN THE METADATA TRAINER
Introduction to the elements of metadata workshop design. Detailed review of methods for: establishing instructional objectives, selecting appropriate training methods, developing supporting materials, creating student exercises and overall workshop design. High level of student participation. Requires familiarity with the CSDGM.

WRITING QUALITY METADATA
An advanced metadata creation course. Focuses on understanding difficult sections of the CSDGM, best practices when producing metadata, and methods for avoiding common metadata errors. participants create functional metadata template specific to their discipline or organization. Requires an operational understanding of the CSDGM.

Costs:
Some training supported by FGDC
Others - fee and facility

Tools:
Corpsmet
SMMS
ArcCatalog
Text Editor
mp
user-specified
cns

Disciplines:
State and Local Government
Natural Resource Management
Landscape Analysis and Planning
Coastal Management

Experience:
INTRODUCTION TO METADATA

  • NC Center for Geo Information and Analysis (NCCGIA)
  • April 2000, University of Western North Carolina, Cullowhee, NC
  • May 2000, Vance Granville Community College, Creedmoor, NC
  • June 2000, City of Fayetteville, NC

Louisiana GIS Council

  • November 1996, Baton Rouge, LA
  • December 1998, Baton Rouge, LA
  • December 2000 (scheduled), Baton Rouge, LA

TRAIN THE METADATA TRAINER

  • National States GIS Council (NSGIC) September 2000, Federal Center, Denver, CO (workshop team member)
  • March 2001 (scheduled), NSGIC Meeting, Nashville, TN
  • NC Center for Geo Information and Analysis (NCCGIA)
  • July 2000, NC State Technology Training Center, Raleigh, NC
  • August 2000, Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC

WRITING QUALITY METADATA

  • NC State GIS Conference, February 2001 (scheduled), Winston-Salem, NC
  • Louisiana GIS Council, August 1999, Baton Rouge, LA

Limitations: None

Contact Information:
60 Cherokee Road
Asheville, NC 28801
USA
organization: Independent Research Consultant
phone: 828.254.4134
mobile phone: 828.275.9651
fax: 828.254.9547
email: Lwayne@GeoMaxim.com

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2006 05:47 PM
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