Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geographical Information Systems YBS 417 7 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AYKUT HAMİT TURAN
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Course Objective To provide basic understanding of GIS, its theory and basic applications regarding data input and mapping
Course Content To provide basic understanding of GIS, its theory and basic applications regarding data input and mapping
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding the fundamentals of GIS Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing,
2 Ability to define data acquisition methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing,
3 Working with geodata Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is GIS? Fundamentals of GIS
2 Geographic data
3 Data acquisition
4 Remote sensing methods
5 Spatial reference in handling geo information
6 National and global data sources
7 Methods of GIS
9 First practical steps in GIS, simple one-layer map
10 Combined multi-layer map
11 Data input by digitizing
12 Visualization
13 Project presentations
14 Project presentations
Course Notes
Course Resources Paul Longley et al. Geographic Information Systems and Science. John Wiley & Sons.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Can follow new and current technologies and evaluate them
2 Can understand the operation of Corporate Information Systems and use these systems at a basic level
3 Constructs numerical models of basic business problems.
4 Solves modeled business problems with the help of information technologies and interprets the solutions
5 Contributes to informatics oriented projects as a member of the team
6 Effectively uses information technology tools that support teamwork in project management.
7 Master basic business functions and information technologies and establishes the link between them
8 Contributes to the design, development and implementation processes of corporate information systems.
9 Can produce and present quality documentation for all kinds of projects, including entrepreneurship projects.
10 Prepares informative, effective and interesting presentations and presents these presentations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
2. Kısa Sınav 10
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 30 30
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5