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Foundations of Spatial Information (GEOM90008) // Assessment

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Assessment

DescriptionTimingPercentage
  • GIS project design. Deliverable is a report (per group) of a maximum of 5 pages (per group) (10%), and in the appendix of the report a 1-page reflection per individual student (5%). Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1 to 4 are addressed by this component.
  • 25 hours
Week 715%
  • Realization of the GIS project designed in Component 1. Deliverable is a report (per group) of a maximum of 20 pages (per group) (20%), and in the appendix of the report a 1-page reflection per individual student (5%). ILOs 1 to 4 are addressed by this component.
  • 25 hours
Week 1225%
  • Four individual mini-projects, catering for spatial data preparation (Week 2), raster analysis (Week 3), network analysis (Week 4) and point analysis (Week 5). Students will be given the opportunity to familiarise themselves with GIS software. Each mini-project is worth 2% for a total of 8%. The modules are designed for the lab sessions and you should be able to complete them within that time. However, they are due for assessment on the Friday of each week by 6 pm sharp. You can also get an extra 2% if you complete all ESRI online certificates from the list by the end of Week 5. ILO 4 is addressed in this assessment.
  • 15 hours
From week 2 to week 510%
  • Individual assignment requiring a 500-word report and the preparation of a 5-minute oral presentation in the lecture. Assessed are the report and the slides, since not everybody has an opportunity to present in the lecture. ILO 3 is addressed in this assignment. Due any week in the semester as chosen (between week 1 and 12).
  • 10 hours
During the semester8%
  • Written mid-semester test. ILOs 1, 2 and 3 are addressed in this exam.
  • 30 minutes
Week 712%
  • Examination. ILOs 1, 2 and 3 are addressed in the exam
  • 2 hours
During examination period30%