Course syllabus RRGISR - GIS in Regional Development (FRDIS - WS 2019/2020)

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Course title: GIS in Regional Development
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Course supervisor: RNDr. Jan Caha, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Regional Development (FRDIS)
Time allowance: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Prerequisites for registration: not GIS in Regional Development in English
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (5 credits)
Course objective:
Students will get elementary information about GIS. During seminar students will recieve practical skills in using GIS software in regional development tasks.
Course content:
1.Introduction to GIS (allowance 3/2)
a.Geoinformatic technologies
b.History of GIS, understantig GIS
c.ArcGIS Desktop
d.GIS Application

2.From real world to GIS (allowance 7/6)
a.Geodata and coordinates
b.Data models (vector, raster)
c.Data sources

3.Planning and GIS functions (allowance 8/14)
a.Data collection
b.Database implementation and using houskeeping tools
c.Spatial analysis
d.Visualization - cartographic outputs

4.GIS in regional development (allowance 3/2)
a.Geodatabase of region natural potential
b.Geodatabase of region socioeconomic potential
c.Examples of good practise

5.Geoinformation technoligies (allowance 3/0)
a.Remote sensing
b.Global navigation and satellite systems

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h0 h
     practice24 h0 h
     preparation for exam40 h0 h
     preparation for regular assessment12 h0 h
     elaboration of reports12 h0 h
     elaboration and execution of projects28 h0 h
Total140 h0 h
Key words:
Course completion:
Students work out several exercises needed for final evaluation. Subject is accomplished with written exam requiring at least success of 60 %. 80 % of attendance on lessons is required.
Course methods: Subject is devided into lectures and seminars.
Reading list:
RUDA, A. GIS v regionálním rozvoji: klíčové aspekty a aplikace. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 168 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-853-0.
RUDA, A. Základy práce s ArcGIS 10. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 150 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-595-9.
VOŽENÍLEK, V. Geografické informační systémy: Pojetí, historie, základní komponenty. 1st ed. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 1998. 173 p. ISBN 80-7067-802-X.
MIKULÍK, O. -- VOŽENÍLEK, V. -- VAISHAR, A. Studium rozvoje regionu založené na vizualizaci geoinformačních databází. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2008. 181 p. ISBN 978-80-244-1928-2.
ArcGIS 9 : using ArcGIS desktop. Redlands, Calif.: ESRI, 2006. 435 p. GIS by ESRI. ISBN 978-1-58948-167-1.
MITCHELL, A. -- BOOTH, B. ArcGIS 9. Co je ArcGIS? [překlad anglického manuálu]. Redland: ESRI, 2005. 125 p. ISBN 1-58948-132-1.
VOŽENÍLEK, V. Aplikovaná kartografie I.: tematické mapy. 1st ed. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2001. 187 p. ISBN 80-244-0270-X.
KLIMÁNEK, M. et al. Geoinformační systémy - návody ke cvičením v systému ArcGIS. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2008. 66 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-211-8.
VOŽENÍLEK, V. Cartography for GIS: geovisualization and map communication. 1st ed. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2005. 142 p. ISBN 80-244-1047-8.

Study plans:
B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2017/2018
Track VS Public administration full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
Run in the period of: WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016   (and older)
Course tutor: RNDr. Jan Caha, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 05/15/2019.

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