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Unformatted text preview: IS skills expected
for participation in this course.
♦ This will be a fast-moving and technologically-advanced course. If a student wishes to evaluate his or her
level of GIS experience prior to beginning this course, please contact the instructor as soon as possible.
♦ Competence with the Windows XP operating system, including the storing, copying and management of
multiple data types; managing multiple windows and applications; and techniques for saving work frequently.
♦ Familiarity with data entry, sorting, editing and report generation using Microsoft Excel.
♦ A strong motivation to learn, explore and have fun with computer applications is essential. This course will
require a signiﬁcant amount of independent work and relies heavily on student initiative. Required Textbooks
No textbook is required for this course. Readings will be distributed by the instructor in hard-copy format
along with occasional readings from a variety of GIS and urban planning-related web sites. It is stron...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2014 for the course POLS 103 taught by Professor Christensen during the Summer '08 term at San Jose State.
- Summer '08