L5-2 GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Course Information
TitleΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΩΝ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ / L5-2 GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
CodeΕ5-2
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Kaimaris
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20002273

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 173
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600128289
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with emphasis on the requirements of Planning. Familiarity use e-learning system BlackBoard. Familiarity with bibliographic research, literature and foreign language terminology. Acquiring practical knowledge of software GIS. Capacity self-study-research. Assimilation of theoretical and practical knowledge of GIS in areas that emphasize the requirements of Spatial Planning and Development.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to basic concepts of GIS. GIS Historical development. GIS Basic procedures and components. Data collection. Spatial phenomena, properties, methodologies and technical performance of spatial phenomena. Spatial relationships (topology, Geometric Characteristics of Phenomena, Properties). Forms of spatial phenomena (Vector, Mosaic). Methods of descriptive data. Digital Elevation Models. Three-dimensional terrain model creation. Networks analysis. The use of GIS in relatives sciences with particular reference to the spatial development, spatial and urban planning. GIS organization and selection methods. GIS practical application in Department disciplines.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
The teaching of the theory is carried out in the halls of the Department, utilizing electronic teaching / presentation. The laboratory exercises conducted in the islets of Computer Department, utilizing both GIS software, and electronic teaching / presentation. Detailed information and data provided in the course blackboard. It is also a communication tool with students (announcements, etc.).
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures321.2
Laboratory Work200.7
Reading Assigment552.0
Tutorial261.0
Exams20.1
Total1355
Student Assessment
Description
The examination is initially in the classroom (theory) and then in the laboratories of the Department (lab exercises), after the completion of 13 weeks of instruction. The examination is performed in Theory and laboratory exercises. Specifically, in the laboratories of the Department, students are asked to solve exercises, which are similar to the exercises taught during the semester. The theory exam is 60%, and the examination in the laboratory for 40% of the final grade.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Συστήματα Γεωγραφικών Πληροφοριών-Θεωρητική προσέγγιση και εργαστηριακές ασκήσεις. ISBN: 978-960-9717-16-8. Συγγραφέας: Δημήτριος Ε. Καϊμάρης, Νικόλαος Καρανικόλας. Εισαγωγή στα συστήματα γεωγραφικών πληροφοριών ArcGIS/ArcView. ISBN: 960-351-721-6. Συγγραφέας: Ζήσου, Αντώνιος Κ., Εκδόσεις: Σταμούλη Α.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
Ασκήσεις και δεδομένα σε ψηφιακή μορφή στο blackboad.
Last Update
04-07-2018