KOS_URBP179-279_Spring08

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Unformatted text preview: re: Microsoft Internet Explorer (or Firefox), Adobe Acrobat Reader (available free at www.adobe.com), Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint. Course Outline The course outline is subject to change with reasonable notice. Please visit the Syllabus page on the course web site regularly for updates and new information. Specific readings, exercises and assignments will be distributed to students by the instructor at the appropriate times during the semester. January 28: Introductions, Syllabus Review, Software and Tutorial Data Preparations, GIS "Refresher" February 4: Overview of Course Projects from our Clients ♦ Prof. Hilary Nixon: map production for URBP 260 student analysis of Alum Rock/Capital neighborhood ♦ Michael Brilliot, Senior Planner, San José Planning Department: land use maps for General Plan Update ♦ Guest Speaker : Michael Bills, Senior Planner, San José Planning Department: “The Business of GIS" February 11: Project Management Training ♦ Guest Speaker : staff of the Project Management Institute February 18: Collaborative Planning for Course Projects using Project Management Techniques ♦ Determination of scope, milestones and deliverables ♦ Assignment of duties; data collection responsibilities February 25: GIS Database Management ♦ GIS data types and metadata ♦ Projections and building geodatabases ♦ In-class preparation of maps for URBP 260 students March 3: Presentation of Alum Rock/Capital Maps to Profess...
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