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GEOG 6311 : Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Project Management
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Sat, 04 Feb 2017 22:08:02 GMT
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GEOGIS-MAGC: MA in Geography/ Certificate in Geographical Information Systems
GEOGIS-MSGC: Masters of Science in Geography and Certificate in GIS
GIS-GC: Geographical Information Systems
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GEOG 4311 : Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Project Management
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Project Management
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Open Source GIS
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GEOG 4311 - Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Project Management
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Geospatial project management, from design through implementation. Students work exclusively with open source technology for data capture, management, analysis, and communication; open source solutions and the effectiveness and sustainability of project management.
1. Student will be able to apply essential components of: data capture, storage, manipulation and presentation in a open source geospatial context
2. Students will be able to demonstrate an intermediate proficiency with QGIS, the leading open source GIS software.
3. Students will be able to apply project management skills to development scenarios that call for the use of geospatial data
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This is an elective for the GIS certificate program, and is the only course on campus that uses exclusivly open source software for geospatial data collection/analysis and project management.
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 20:19:24 GMT
Rollback: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education now requires that all syllabi include average minimum amount of out-of-class or independent learning expected per week. Consult template uploaded with syllabus. For more detail see provost.gwu.edu/files/downloads/Resources/Assignment-Credit-Hours-7-2016.pdf. Because you didn't have enough to do already.