Course Title: Prepare and present GIS data

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: GEOM5121C

Course Title: Prepare and present GIS data

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4336 - Certificate IV in Surveying

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

             William Ntuwah

Email:  William.ntuwah@rmit.edu.au

Phone: 99254445

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare and present geographic information systems (GIS) data to meet user requirements.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS4038A Prepare and present GIS data

Element:

1 Identify presentation deliverables.

Element:

2 Format data.

Element:

3 Present data, and review outcomes.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to elements


Details of Learning Activities

           

You will learn to prepare and present geographic information systems (GIS) data to meet user requirements

The total number of scheduled hours of teaching, learning and assessment involved in this course includes all planned activities (face to face classes, lectures, workshops and seminars; workplace visits, online learning and other forms of structured teaching and learning). It also covers the amount of effort necessary to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, observation of work performance, discussions with supervisors and others providing third party evidence and one on one and group assessment sessions with students.

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through the Learning Hub and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. You will also use equipment and software packages in the laboratory for the project work. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


Teaching Schedule

 

Session

Topic

Task/Assessment

5

Prepare GIS data

Assessment 1

6

SQL and Viewing attribute tables

Assessment 2

7

SDN1368 Symbolising features

Assessment 3

8

Importing Excel data into GIS

Assessment 4


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

                    Check the Library Subject Guides: http://rmit.libguides.com/geospatial


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:

  • formatting data into a compatible format
  • presenting GIS data in a manner that meets organisational and client needs
  • knowledge of presentation methods.

Assessment Tasks 

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Weight

Assessment 1

Assignment 1

50%

Assessment 2

Assignment 2

50%

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

1.1

X

X

1.2

X

X

2.1

X

X

2.2

X

X

2.3

X

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks. 


Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

 

 

Assessment

Weight

Due date

Task 1

Assessment 1-  Prepare GIS data

25%

 Week 2

Task 2

Assessment 2 - SQL & Viewing tables

25%

 Week 10

Task 3

Assessment 3 - Symbolising features

25%

 Week 10

Task 4

Assessment 4 - Importing excel  into GIS

25%

 Week 15


 


Assessment Matrix

 

 

Element / Performance
Criteria Covered
Assessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4
1.1XXXX
1.2XXXX
2.1XXXX
2.2XXXX
2.3XXXX
3.1XXXX
3.2XXXX
3.3XXXX

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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