Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004152014APPLICATIONS IN GIS-IElective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This intermediate Geographic Information Systems course prepares students for advanced geographic analysis techniques. Students will integrate geographic concepts and techniques used in spatial analysis and also will allow understand the applications domains (such as land information systems, environmental applications, dispatch management etc.) and human factors (political, cultural, legal, financial etc).
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. M.Kirami ÖLGEN
Learning Outcomes
1To analyses various geographical problems with GIS
2To understand the organisation and analysis of geographical data in a GIS environment
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
COG 3330 GIS II
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Land Information Systems, Environmental Databases, Urban Information Systems, Emergency and Dispatch Management, Spatial analysis with GIS, Political, cultural, legal and financial aspects of GIS
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Land Information Systems ILecture
2Land Information Systems IILecture - Practice
3Land Information Systems IIILecture - Practice
4Environmental Databases ILecture
5Environmental Databases IILecture - Practice
6Environmental Databases IIILecture - Practice
7Urban Information Systems ILecture
8Urban Information Systems IILecture - Practice
9Urban Information Systems IIILecture - Practice
10Midterm exam
11Emergency and Dispatch Management ILecture
12Emergency and Dispatch Management IILecture - Practice
13Emergency and Dispatch Management IIILecture - Practice
14Political, cultural, legal and financial aspects of GIS ILecture
15Political, cultural, legal and financial aspects of GIS IILecture
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 Lectures6212
Practice8216
Team/Group Work4416
Field Work4520
Self Study4416
Individual Study for Mid term Examination177
Individual Study for Final Examination177
Reading4624
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2  5553   3  5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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