Course: GIS 1

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Course title GIS 1
Course code KGE/GISB1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Novotná Marie, Doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
This course consists of these items: Geo-information Technologies (GI) - tools for processing spatial information. Data structures for GI. Raster data and its use. Vector data, the basic elements - points, lines, polygons. Remote sensing - fundamental tool for acquiring geographic data. Basic Operations of GI, geographic data retrieval and organization. A procedure for solving analytical issues. Basic database operations. Principles of creation of thematic maps, topographic maps, plans and graphic and tabular outputs. Hardware requirements for GI, software products.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 13 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
To pass the course students are expected to have basic knowledge of cartography
professional skills
To pass the course fundamental computer skills.
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to understand the basic concepts of geoinformation
to understand basic structures of geodata and cope
to understand simple analytical methods
to familiarize with selected map servers
professional skills
to cope with fundamental operations of geo-information technologies such as the creation and processing of geodata
to cope with fundamental operations of geo-information technologies - simple analytical methods
to cope with fundamental operations of geo-information technologies - the creation of thematic maps
to cope with fundamental database operations
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Lecture with visual aids
Skills demonstration
Students' portfolio
Seminar classes
Seminar
professional skills
Lecture with visual aids
Skills demonstration
Students' self-study
Group discussion
Individual study
general eligibility
Seminar
Lecture with visual aids
Task-based study method
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
professional skills
Test
Seminar work
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during field trip
Recommended literature
  • Booth, Bob, Michell, Andy. Začínáme s ArcGIS. New York - Redlands: ESRI., 2001.
  • GELETIČ, Jan a kol. Úvod do ArcGIS 10. Olomouc, 2013. ISBN 978-80-244-3390-5.
  • Novotná, Marie, Čechurová, Monika a Bouda, Jakub. Geografické informační systémy ve školách. Plzeň, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7380-385-8.
  • Tuček Ján. Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe. Praha: Computer Press., 1998.
  • Voženílek, Vít. Geografické informační systémy I. Pojetí, historie, základní komponent. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého., 1998.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2017) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (1) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (1) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 1 Summer