Course DescriptionThe course is directed at students wishing to apply digital geography and GIS in municipal settings. The course considers GIS as mission-critical business tools for municipalities as it develops students' technical skills with GIS software. Topics include enterprise GIS, publishing and access to information, mobile GIS, data standards, governance, best practices, data dissemination issues, and municipal business solutions.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
NotesThis course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
- Applied Digital Geography and GIS : Electives – Group A (select 1 or 2)