Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003142014GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS-IIElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, students learn and familiar various GIS softwares
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. M.Kirami ÖLGEN
Learning Outcomes
1To gain a basic understanding of GIS concepts, technical issues, and applications
2To understand the abstraction of spatial data
3To understand GIS analysis techniques in geographical problems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
COG 318 GIS I
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
An overview of GIS softwares, Software interfaces, Data preparation, Database design, Spatial analysis with GIS, Cartographical presantation with GIS
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1An overview of GIS softwaresLecture
2GIS software interfacesLecture - Practice
3Thematic map design ILecture - Practice
4Thematic map design IILecture - Practice
5Map digitizingLecture - Practice
6Database design ILecture - Practice
7Database design IILecture - Practice
8Database design IIILecture - Practice
9Midterm exam
10Spatial queries ILecture - Practice
11Spatial queries IILecture - Practice
12Spatial analysis ILecture - Practice
13Spatial analysis IILecture - Practice
14Spatial analysis IIILecture - Practice
15Cartographical design in GISLecture - Practice
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
DeMers,M., N., 1997,Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems, Wiley Chrisman, N.,1997,Exploring Geographic Information Systems, Wiley Foresman, J., & UNEP2002,, My Community Our Earth, Esri Press Bernhardsen, T., 1992,Geographic Information Systems, VIAK IT. Davis, D.,E., 2000, GIS for Everyone, Esri Press ESRI, 1995, Understanding GIS, Geoinformation International Burrough, P.A., McDonell, R.A., 1998, Principles of Geographic Information Systems, Oxford Press Longley, P.A., et.al, 2001, Geographic Information Systems and Science, Wiley Jones, C:, 1997, GIS and Computer Cartography, Longman Software Manuals
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice8216
Self Study7214
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4624
Individual Study for Final Examination31030
Reading616
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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13
LO1   55        
LO2   55        
LO3  355   4    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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