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URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems UF - College of Design, Construction and Planning - URP Department COURSE INTRODUCTION & COURSE OVERVIEW week 1
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URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems UF - College of Design, Construction and Planning - URP Department topics of the week Instructor introduction Students’ introductions Course logistics Course objectives Definition of GIS The story of GIS
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URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems UF - College of Design, Construction and Planning - URP Department introductions Who am I? Who are you? What dept/year? Why are you here? What do you expect from this class? Your computer/GIS experience? More about you? Do you have any questions of any kind?
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URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems UF - College of Design, Construction and Planning - URP Department Course logistics Weekly schedule Monday 3 rd th period – Lectures and Demos, Quizzes Room 213 Wednesday 3 rd period – Exercises and Homework review Room 213 Course website Course Syllabus http://web.dcp.ufl.edu/juna/urp4273/
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URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems UF - College of Design, Construction and Planning - URP Department Getting into the class space Getting to the URP4273 network files from any network on campus User name : your Gatorlink name Password : your Gatorlink password Getting to the URP4273 network files from anywhere via UF VPN: Follow instructions under ‘Class Resources’ link in our website. Navigate to: ~classes\URP4273.20108\sections\4307\shared For lecture notes: navigate to ~shared\LectureNotes For class exercises: navigate to ~shared\ClassExercises For home work assignments data: navigate to ~shared\assign_data
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URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems UF - College of Design, Construction and Planning - URP Department Course objectives Ensure understanding of fundamental principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Ensure understanding of Spatial Data analysis techniques and concepts Get up to speed with ESRI product ArcGIS 10* (ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo) Apply GIS to solve a community problem in an independent group project
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Definition of GIS A computer system, capable of storing and using data that describe places on the earth's surface.
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week1 - week 1 COURSE INTRODUCTION & COURSE OVERVIEW...

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