Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Global Positioning System COG 409 7 2 + 1 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi DERYA EVRİM KOÇ
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Course Objective Teaching GPS in geography and other disciplines. Application problems an their answers
Course Content Introduction to GPS; Working systematic of GPS; phases of GPS: space phase of GPS, control phase of GPS, user phase of GPS; signal structure of GPS; performance of GPS and error effects; differential GPS; GPS applications, GPS applications with or without compass; working principles of hand GPS; Using and applications of hand GPS; assessment of GPS data; transferring of GPS data to computers.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students know the basic concepts of GPS and its working systems Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
2 They describe the breif history of GPS Lecture, Testing,
3 They explain for what kinds of purpose can it be used Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 They use and get record with GPS device on the field Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
5 They discuss how to use GPS in any branches Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam,
6 They transfer GPS data to the computer and GIS Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Case Study, Project Based Learning, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 GPS descriptions
2 Measuring methods in GPS
3 Basic national GPS network of Turkey
4 Using GPS in deformation Works, Using GPS in geology and geophysic
5 Using GPS in hydrographic measurement, Using GPS in mining
6 Determining elevation and geoids with GPS
7 Using GPS in GIS
8 Midterm exam
9 GPS usage in engineering measurements
10 Using GPS for cadastral measurements
11 Using GPS in forestry
12 Using GPS in Agriculture
13 Using GPS in photogrammetric and Remote Sensing
14 GPS usage in mountaineering and tourism etc.
Course Notes
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones X
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced X
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 30 30
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 15 15
Total Workload 145
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5