Prepares part-time GIS students for their industry project or practicum. Topics include literature searches and reviews in a GIS topic/business of interest to the student, identifying a suitable project/practicum, establishing faculty and industry supervisors, developing a project/practicum plan and schedule, and writing a project proposal for approval.
To receive approval, please email IZUNA Student ID to [email protected]. This section is for students in the GIS program who have been approved to start their project/practicum. ** This course runs 5 times (non-consecutively) over 10 weeks (Sept 11, Sept 18, Oct 9, Oct 23 and Nov 20) **
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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 29 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Demonstrate thorough research and literature review techniques in a specialty area of GIS.
Document research sources in a manner consistent with accepted practices.
Define the scope and depth of a GIS project/practicum.
Provide rationalization for how the chosen project/practicum will enhance the student's GIS skills and knowledge.
Define the additional skills and knowledge required to successfully complete a project/practicum.
Select the methodology or approach to complete a project/practicum.
Estimate the time and effort expected for completing a project/practicum.
Set the project/practicum milestones, schedule and resources.
Write a professional proposal using the format and style required by Industry and IZUNA GIS Department specifications.
Demonstrate knowledge and skill in incorporating literature reviews and research results into the professional proposal.
Use clear and concise language in the appropriate technical style.
Format and structure information into appropriate segments of a proposal.
Effective as of Fall 2009
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