Course syllabus RRGISRA - Introduction to GIS in English (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
RRGISRA
Course title in Czech: Introduction to GIS in English
Course title in English: Introduction to GIS in English
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)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
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Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
RNDr. Jan Caha, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: not Introduction to GIS
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-tillRoom
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
9.00-10.50
Z13 (ČP II.)not set
Lecture
Every week25
Tuesday11.00-12.50
Z13 (ČP II.)
not set
Seminar
Every week25
 
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
lecture24 h
practice
24 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation for regular assessment12 h
elaboration of reports
12 h
elaboration and execution of projects28 h
Total
140 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 typeDaily attendance
Total
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
RUDA, A. GIS in regional development: key aspects and applications. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2013. 154 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-854-7.
RUDA, A. Spatial data interpretation and visualization. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2013. 138 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-856-1.
VOŽENÍLEK, V. Cartography for GIS: geovisualization and map communication. 1st ed. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2005. 142 p. ISBN 80-244-1047-8.
ArcGIS 9 : what is ArcGIS 9.2?. Redlands, Calif.: ESRI, 2006. 119 p. ISBN 978-1-58948-166-4.
RUDA, A. Základy práce s ArcGIS 10. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 150 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-595-9.
LONGLEY, P. et al. Geographic information systems & science. 3rd ed. Hoboken: Wiley, 539 p. ISBN 978-0-470-72144-5.

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Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 05/22/2020.

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