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Applications of GIS (GEOM20013) // Assessment

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Assessment

DescriptionTimingPercentage
  • An individual assessment, consisting of the completion of a set of four on-line GIS software training modules. Students are thus given the opportunity to familiarise themselves with GIS software. This can be partly completed during lab sessions, and totals 8% of assessment. You can get an extra 2% if you complete all ESRI online certificates from the list by the end of Week 4. Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 2, 3 and 6 are addressed in this assessment
  • 15 hours
Week 310%
  • Individual assessment through on-line quiz questions, only available live during lectures, one per week on selected weeks, reflecting on the immediate content of the lecture. ILOs 4,5 and 6 are addressed in this assessment.
  • 10 hours
Throughout the semester5%
  • An individual assignment addressing an application of GIS; ILOs 1, 3 and 4 are addressed in this assignment.
  • 15 hours
Week 510%
  • A group assignment addressing an application of GIS supported by a guided study of literature (requiring 15 hours work for each team member), on an application of GIS which will provide the foundation for the final group assignment. This assignment includes an individual component worth 2% (self-appraisal or peer review). ILOs 3 and 4 are addressed in this assignment.
  • 15 hours
Week 815%
  • A group major assignment on the application of GIS combining the skills acquired throughout the semester, and supported by a guided study of literature (requiring each team member committing 40 hours of work). This assignment includes an individual component worth 5% (self-appraisal or peer review). ILOs 2 - 5 are addressed in this assignment.
  • 40 hours
End of the teaching period30%
  • Examination; ILOs 1, 3,4 and 6 are addressed in the examination
  • 2 hours
  • Hurdle requirement: Students must pass the exam to pass the subject.
During the examination period30%