Computer applications of Spatial Analysis in Education

Course Information
TitleΕφαρμογή λογισμικών χωρικής ανάλυσης στην εκπαίδευση / Computer applications of Spatial Analysis in Education
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorNikolaos Lamprinos
Course ID600015102

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to: - understand the basic notions and concepts of Remote Sensing - have a global overview on the applications of Geospatial Science and Technology in education - use specialized spatial analysis software along with Remotely Sensed data for educational purposes
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Remote Sensing - Earth Observation. History and physical principles of Remote Sensing. The notion of resolution in Remote Sensing. Characteristics of satellite images. Optical and microwave Remote Sensing. Space-based Remote Sensing systems. Digital Elevation Models from satellite data. Aerial and ground-based REmote Sensing. Applicaions in the atmosphere - cryosphere - hydrosphere - geosphere - biosphere. The European Space Agency (ESA) and other Space Organizations. Current Programmes for Earth Observation. Remote Sensing in Education. Practical exercise on the application of spatial analysis software and remotely sensed data for educational purposes.
Spatial analysis, Software, Remote Sensing, Earth Observation, Education
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Extensive use of e-learning (Moodle) throughout the whole semester.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work421.4
Reading Assigment501.7
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.3
Written assigments802.7
Student Assessment
Evaluation of the knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts (50% weight) Evaluation of the capability of using spatial analysis software (50% weight)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΤΗΛΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΗΣΗ - ΦΩΤΟΕΡΜΗΝΕΙΑ ΣΤΙΣ ΓΕΩΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΕΣ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12992734, Έκδοση: 2η/2011, Συγγραφείς: ΘΕΟΔΩΡΟΣ ΑΣΤΑΡΑΣ, ISBN: 978-960-99293-7-0, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΧΑΡΑΛΑΜΠΟΣ ΝΙΚ. ΑΪΒΑΖΗΣ
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