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: C5320 - Diploma of 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

             

Surveying Program Manager: Thierry Demathieu
Ph: 9925 8359
Email: thierry.demathieu@rmit.edu.au

William M. 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

This is an indicative teaching schedule; refer to the blackboard for any changes or announcements.

WeekTopicElementAssessment
Week 1 Introduction to Course
Outline Assessment Tasks & Dates
Introduction to ArcMap/GIS Software
 Element 1, 2 Portfolio 1 of 8
Week 2 Symbolising Features - SDN 1368 Element 1, 2 Portfolio 2 of 8
Week 3  Import Excel data into GIS Element 1, 2 Portfolio 3 of 8
Week 4 Map underground utilities SDN1474  Element 1, 2  Portfolio 4 of 8
Week 5 Launch Lynda.com website and create a profile of yourself  Element 1, 2  Portfolio 5 of 8
Week 6 Organise the map (Linda.com) Element 1, 2Assessment 1 35%
Week 7 Explore attribute tables (Linda .com)  Element 1, 2  Portfolio 6 of 8
Week 8 Linda.com -Up and Running with ArcGIS (submit the course cerificate)  Element 1, 2 Portfolio 7 of 8
Week 9 Argyle square reconnaissance
Create a data dictionary
Import a data dictionary into Juno SB
  Element 1, 2 Portfolio 8 of 8
Week 10 Argyle square feature survey - Download data into ArcMap  Element 1, 2 Assessment 1 due
Week 11 Argyle square feature survey - Download data into ArcMap  Element 1, 2 
Week 12 Produce a feature plan of Argyle Square  Element 1, 2 
Week 13 Yarra Bend reconnaissance - Create a data dictionary of Yarra Bend  Element 1, 2 Assessment 2 35%
Week 14 Create a data dictionary
Import a data dictionary into Juno SB - Yarra Bend feature survey
  Element 1, 2 
Week 15  Yarra Bend feature survey  Element 1, 2 
Week 16 Portfolio submission  Element 1, 2 Assessment 2 due
Week 17 Feedback  Element 1, 2 
Week 18 Feedback  Element 1, 2 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT 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
Check the Library Subject Guides: http://rmit.libguides.com/geospatial


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Assessment 1- GIS

50

Assessment 2

Assessment 2 - GIS

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-  GIS

35%

 Week 10

Task 2

Assessment 2 - GIS

35%

 Week 16

 Task 3Portfolio30% 


Assessment Matrix

    

Element / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2
1.1XX
1.2XX
2.1XX
2.2XX
2.3XX
3.1XX
3.2XX
3.3XX

  

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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