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    Dates

     

    Topics

     

    Objectives

     

    Approximate Date of Summative Assessments

     

    Feb 2- Feb 10

     

     

    Midterm Exam Project

     

    Student will be able to utilize geoprocessing and spatial analysis skills to complete project evaluation

     

     

    Feb 10, 2016

    Practice presentations

     

    Feb 12

     

     

    Connect Streams for Salmon Migration

     

    Students  will be able to use the Watershed and Overlay tools in AGO to analyze streams for Salmon Migration

     

     

    Feb 12, 2016

    AGO files

     

     

    Feb 19 – Feb 29

     

     

    Editing and preparing data

    Kernel density

    Creating crime maps

     

    Student will be able to write a process summary for a research project

    Student will be able to set environments for a map project

    Student will be able to make decisions about data analysis and drawing conclusions

    Student will be able to perform GIS analysis to identify crime patterns in Houston, TX

     

     

     

    Feb 29, 2016

    Law Enforcement Decisions:

    Taking a Bite out of Houston’s Crime

     

    Mar 2 – Mar 4

     

     

    Find Areas at Risk of Flooding in a Cloudburst

     

    Student will use AGO to analyze raster data and run geoprocessing models

     

     

    March 4, 2016

    AGO Files

     

     Mar 8 – Mar 18

     

    Urban Planning Decisions

     

    Student will be able to perform Fuzzy analysis of multiple layers

     

     

    Mar 18, 2016

    Where to Grow in San Diego?

     

     

    Mar 29

     

    Map Evaluation

     

    Student will be able to examine professionally generated maps and assess cartography and analysis.

     

     

    Mar 29, 2016

    Map evaluation report

     

    Mar 31- Apr 6

     

     

    A Place to Play

     

    Using spatial analysis tools to find potential parks that meet specified criteria

    Defining park access zones and enriching them with demographic information

     

     

    April 6, 2016

    AGO Files

     

    Apr 8-Apr 14

     

    Data overlays

     

    Student will be able to find features inside region and partially inside a region

     

    April 14, 2016

    GIS Tutorial 2

    Exercises 4-1 and 4-2

     

    Apr 19- Apr 21

     

    Project Proposal

     

    Final Project Proposal

     

    Apr 21, 2016

    Final Project Proposal

     

    Apr 25

     

    Story Maps

     

    Tell Your Story Using a Map

    How to create story maps

    The ArcGIS book

     

    Apr 25, 2016

    Story Map Files

     

    Apr 27 – May 16

     

    Independent Project Work

     

    Groups will work to complete independent project

     

    May 16, 2016

    Final map files and poster layout

     

     

    May 18

     

    Final Project PowerPoint

     

    Student will be able to organize final project information for formal presentation

     

     

    May 18, 2016

    PowerPoint file

     

    May 20

     

    Project Presentation

     

    Groups will practice their final project presentations

     

    May 22, 2016

     

     

    May 24

     

    GIS Forum

     

    Groups will present to JMU faculty

     

    May 24, 2016

    JMU Trip

     

     

    May 31 – June 14

     

    Story Maps

     

    Student will complete work on story map for final  project

     

     

    June 10, 2016