CCV Offers Geospatial Technology Course!

Offered at the Winooski Campus

Location: Winooski
Credits: 3 (45 hours)
Day/Times: Monday, 11:45AM - 02:30PM
Semester Dates: 01-27-2014 to 05-05-2014
Faculty: Daniel Jarvis

Link to full description: https://andromeda.ccv.vsc.edu/Learn/Grid/SectionDetail.cfm?SEC_NAME=ENV-1711-VU01&grid=Spring
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of geospatial technology, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), cartography, remote sensing, and spatial analysis through a series of hands-on computer-based exercises. Participants will learn how to utilize geospatial technology to address social and environmental issues.

Essential Objectives:

1. Describe the fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Science and Technology.
2. Explain basic functions and uses of geospatial software and hardware.
3. Employ fundamental remote sensing and spatial analysis techniques.
4. Demonstrate basic proficiency in map creation and design principles, including thematic map display, employment of map projections, and cartographic design.
5. Create and acquire spatial data using sources including the Global Position System.
6. Access and create different sources of data and evaluate their quality.
7. Demonstrate proficiency in understanding, interpreting, evaluating, and applying quantitative data and information.

To register, you must apply to CCV and then make a registration appointment to actually register for the course. Here is the application page: https://apply.ccv.edu/

Call 802-654-0544 to make registration appointment.