2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDCE 30306 - GIS for International Development in Practice


This course introduces the use of geospatial technologies in development and humanitarian response. The course will cover how geographic information systems (GIS) are used for data creation, mapping, and analysis in the context of international development and humanitarian response. In addition, the course will explore the multiple ways in which NGOs and international organizations leverage GIS. Topics covered will include, among others, data creation, crowd sourced mapping, mobile technologies, and support of GIS in resource constrained settings.

Prerequisites: P=IDCE 310