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Proseminar: GIS in Research
QAC 239
Spring 2014
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.

A geographic information system (GIS) is a powerful database that allows for the collection, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of spatially referenced data. GIS technologies facilitate natural and social science research and any other project that utilizes location-based data. The purpose of the proposed course is to develop, support, and expand the GIS users on campus by enriching geospatial literacy and enticing faculty, staff, and students to incorporate spatial data in their endeavors. Participants will learn tips and skills helpful to their individual projects up to and including advanced techniques for more experienced GIS users. Meetings will also include outside speakers currently applying GIS to their scholarship and/or teaching, skills workshops to expose participants to GIS techniques (e.g. georeferencing, Google Fusion Tables), group consultation sessions, and individual consultation.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-24-2014
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