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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Manish Chalana
URBDP 498
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Systematic study of specialized subject matter. Topics for each quarter vary, depending upon current interest and needs, and are announced in the preceding quarter.

Class description

In this introductory course you will learn about the application of ArcGIS, a desktop mapping software, to the field of planning.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The class will be a combination of lectures/tutorials and a series of skill-building exercises that will provide students with hands-on experience with the system and its many components.

Recommended preparation

Explore the following website to get background information on ArcGIS- http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/index.html

Class assignments and grading

Exercises will focus on developing students'skills in organizing, displaying, querying, and analyzing cartographic data on the local to regional scales of most interest to planners.

The final grade is based on the exercises and project. There is no exam


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Manish Chalana
Date: 06/16/2005