GIS1060

Introduction to GIS with ArcGIS

Course Code:
GIS1060

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
000

 

Course Description:
This course teaches how to implement geographic information systems (GIS) by utilizing ESRI's (environmental systems research institute) current arcGIS software. Curriculum focuses on GIS software and procedures by viewing, analyzing, and producing maps based on various geographic/spatial data including location area information.

 

Course Details

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, 5th Edition for ArcGIS 10 published by ESRI (includes download & access to a 180 Day ESRI ArcGIS Software version thru book) ESRI Press, Redlands, CA.  ISBN: 9781589485105

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Program Learning Outcome: Understand and apply geographic information systems.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Synthesize the basic terminology used in the geographic information process.

Compare maps using geographic information system software from numerous data sources

Formulate and analyze geographic information to determine trends

Evaluate geocoding methods with addresses to place locations on a map and connect to information

Synthesize sources of geographic information from national, local, state, and private sources

Formulate the use of technology to organize, acquire, and convey information to present information on maps and in reports

Propose geographic information system concepts

Understand and apply GIS.

Understand and apply GIS.

Understand and apply GIS.

Understand and apply GIS.

Understand and apply GIS.

Understand and apply GIS.

Understand and apply GIS

Homework, Tests, Quizzes 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

Printer-friendly Version:

Download Syllabus

 

College-wide policies and resources

For more specific information on Chipola's college-wide academic policies and resources available to students, visit the link below.

Policies & Resources