GTECH 385.02/GTECH 785.02/EES 799.03
GIS SG COURSE SCHEDULE

FALL 2011
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Classroom: 1090b HN Wednesdays 16:10-19:00, Room HN 1090B
Instructor: Prof. Marianna Pavlovskaya

14 weeks, 14 sessions + final exam meeting

How to download data sets.

The schedule below is subject to change. Topics and assignments will be updated weekly.

ASSIGNEMENTS ARE SHOWN IN YELLOW AND DUE ON THE DATE INDICATED

READINGS ARE DUE ON THE DATE OF CLASS

Week 1 8/31 Introduction and logistics

Due date for assignments

Course Overview. Overview of social implications of GIS.

Review readings:

Idrisi Guide to GIS&IP: Ch 2 Introduction to GIS;

ArcGIS Desktop Help. Getting started/Fundamentals of GIS data/Three views of GIS and How maps convey the geographic information. 

 

1.      Make sure you have an account for access to our labs (check with Nguyen)

2.      Make sure you have an access to our course on BB (contact ICIT for help)

3.      Email your preference for the project.

4.      Introduction to ArcGIS Demo IS DUE FOR ALL. See BB/Assignments.

Print out b/w copy of this map and indicate which method of classification you used and why.

Next class

WEEK 2, 9/7 GIS tools and means

 

 

Mastery Ex 1

Next class

WEEK 3, 9/14 GIS tools and means

 

 

 

WEEK 4, 9/21 Critical GIS: Debates and issues

 

 

 

 

WEEK 5, 10/5 (9/28 no class) GIS tools and means. Finalization of project teams and community partners

 

 

WEEK 6, 10/12 Cartography, GIS, surveillance, and empire

 

 

 

 

WEEK 8, 10/26 Qualitative and quantitative GIS

 

 

 

 

WEEK 9, 11/2 Feminism and GIS

 

 

WEEK 10, 11/9 Internet cartography, GIS, and power

 

WEEK 11, 11/16 Project updates

 

 

 

WEEK 12, 11/23 Project updates

 

 

 

WEEK 13, 11/30 Project updates

 

WEEK 14, 12/7 Project presentations

 

 

FINAL EXAM DATE TBA Project presentations

 

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