GIST 54A: SEMINAR IN SPECIALIZED APPLICATIONS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||2 lecture per week (24 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||Not open to students with credit in GEOG 54A.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Discuss the diverse applications of Geographic Information Systems.
- Explain how Geospatial Technology can be used to solve a problem of a geographic nature
The student will be able to:
A. discuss the diverse applications of Geographic Information Systems
A. Guest speakers will discuss the applications of GIS to some of the following professions:
6. City Government
7. Ecological Modeling
10. Emergency Management
12. Facilities Management
16. Hydrological Modeling
17. Land Use Management
19. Real Estate
22. Urban Planning
23. Utility Management
B. Individual GIS project
1. Project planning
2. Data acquisition and management
3. Implementing a project
4. Written report and oral presentation
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. When taught via Foothill Global Access, on-going access to computer with email software and hardware; email address.
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Application of concepts introduced in class in final discussion
B. Written critiques of relevant articles in the discipline
Method(s) of Instruction
Lecture presentations and classroom discussion. Demonstrations. Reading assignments.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
None. Readings distributed based on guest speakers. Current events and articles published in peer reviewed academic journals.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Readings distributed based on guest speakers. Current events and articles published in academic journals.