Course: Cartographic and geoinformatic education

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Course title Cartographic and geoinformatic education
Course code KAP/KGV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Šmída Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Nižnanský Branislav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Specity of basic terms, meanings and forms. 2. Basic geoinforamtic principles. 3. Standards for use GIS and remote sensing (RS) methods in education at elementary schools (ES) and grammar schools (GS). 4. GIS and RS software for education. 5. GIS nad RS software for teaching at ES ES nad GS. 6. Data sources for GIS and RS. 7. Map servers. 8. GPS systems in teaching eat ES and GS. 9. Remote sensing: methods and forms used in schools. 10. Teaching methods and forms used geoinformatic methods. 11. Project and terrain teaching methods used geoinforamtic methods. 12. Mental maps and its use at nature sciences teaching. 13. Use GIS methods in cartography education. 14. Aplication in practise.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Written assignment presentation and defence
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject is focus on problematic of implementation geoinformatic methods into teaching at elementary schools and grammar schools, especially into teaching of geography.
students understand and evaluate themes examined in subject
Prerequisites
encopassment of grammar school geography

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination, Presentation of acquired experience via portfolio

Seminars and lectures are required. Allowed one absence for seminar and one absence for the lecture. Workig out and defence of project. Oral exam.
Recommended literature
  • ALIBRANDI, M. GIS in the Classroom. Using Geographic Information Systems in Social Studies and Environmental Science.. 2003. ISBN 032500479X.
  • MALONE, L., PALMER, A. M., VOIGT, C. L. Community Geography: GIS in Action.. 2003. ISBN 1-58948-023-6.
  • MALONE, L., PALMER, A. M., VOIGT, C. L. Mapping Our World: GIS Lessons for Educators.. 2002. ISBN 1-58948-022-8.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Teacher training for lower-secondary school. Subject - Geography (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Teacher training for lower-secondary school. Subject - Geography (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Teacher training for lower-secondary school. Subject - Geography (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Teacher training for lower-secondary school. Subject - Geography (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Teacher training for lower-secondary school. Subject - Geography (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer