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