Course syllabus RRGISR - Introduction to GIS (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
RRGISR
Course title in Czech: Introduction to GIS
Course title in English:
Introduction to GIS
Semester: WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: RNDr. Jan Caha, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers: RNDr. Jan Caha, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
TeacherEntryFrequencyCapacity
Monday9.00-10.50
Z11 (ČP II.)
not setLecture
Every week
64
Monday
11.00-12.50
Z10 (ČP II.)
not set
Seminar
Every week
32
Monday
13.00-14.50Z10 (ČP II.)
not set
SeminarEvery week32
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
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
d.Databases

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

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture
24 h
0 h
practice
24 h
0 h
preparation for exam40 h0 h
preparation for regular assessment12 h0 h
elaboration of reports12 h
0 h
elaboration and execution of projects28 h0 h
Total
140 h
0 h
 
Assessment methods:
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.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total
0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


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