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Course description
  GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

Los Sistemas de Información Geográfica son una herramienta básica para el estudio y la gestión territorial. Por este motivo, para el alumnado de Geografía, es importante conocer tanto los fundamentos básicos y teóricos, como iniciarse en el manejo básico de estas herramientas.
La asignatura tiene relación directa con las siguientes asignaturas del Grado en Geografía: Introducción a la Cartografía (1º), Cartografía (2º), y SIG aplicado a la ordenación del territorio (4º).

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG10 : Ethical commitment to sustainability, respect for fundamental rights, equality of men and women, democratic values, multiculturalism and peace.
  • CG2 : Capacity for organisation and planning.
  • CG3 : Capacity to manage information correctly, especially using ICTs.
  • CG4 : Capacity to work alone or in groups depending on the context and situation.
  • CG5 : Capacity for self-learning and adapting to new situations.
  • CG6 : Capacity to put knowledge into practice.
  • CG8 : Systematically careful and accurate at work.
  • CG9 : Creativity and initiative.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand the epistemological foundations of Geography and spatial planning.
  • CE10 : Capacity to make spatial planning, service and activity location proposals from the viewpoint of sustainable development.
  • CE2 : Capacity to understand and handle the concepts, methodology and techniques of Geography and Spatial Planning correctly.
  • CE3 : Capacity to understand and use the concepts of other disciplines correctly, especially history, law and town planning.
  • CE4 : Capacity to combine temporal and spatial dimensions when analysing and interpreting spatial planning.
  • CE5 : Capacity to read and interpret spatial information provided by statistical tables, graphs, maps, plans and satellite images correctly.
  • CE6 : Capacity to transform and synthesise spatial information provided by statistical tables, graphs, maps and plans.
  • CE7 : Capacity to determine and interpret the elements of the area in question according the scale of analysis.
  • CE8 : Capacity analyse territory as a complex, interrelated and interdependent system.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

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General

Code: 33038
Lecturer responsible:
CORTES SAMPER, CARLOS
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,80
Practical credits: 1,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Area: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Theoretical credits: 0,8
    Practical credits: 1,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught