Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MAAN7663 GIS and society 5 ECTS
Organised by
Geography
Person in charge
Risto Kalliola
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X

Learning outcomes

Students will get an overview of the broad variety of applications and processes linked to spatial data, digital maps and navigation services. Applications of these are fast augmenting in society and pose challenges to geographical work from school teaching to scientific research. After finishing this course, students should feel their understanding about the societal relevance of GIS is broadened.

Contents

Emphasis is given to for example such topics as societal needs of Earth monitoring and geographic information, spatial data infrastructure, spatial data services and consumer products as well as requirements of school teaching. The precise contents of this course may vary from year to year, reflecting the concurrent state of the art.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

Compulsory participation in classroom work, timely completion of study assignments.

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Further information

The course is organized every second year. Not organized 2017-2018.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Geography and Geology
Department of Biology
2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Geography and Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geography
DP in Geography
Finnish Study Modules