Spring 2016: SYA 3930 – Spatial Sociology

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Spring 2016: SYA 3930 – Spatial Sociology: Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

(Class: 91822)

Is there a spatial pattern in your census data? Then sign up for the new GIS course taught by Dr. Yingru Li ( [email protected]

; HPH 406D).

  What is GIS? GIS contains four subsystems: ‐ ‐ data input data storage and retrieval ‐ data manipulation and analysis ‐ data reporting For more information: http://www.esri.com/what-is-gis http://www.esri.com/industries This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of GIS, with a special emphasis on integrating, analyzing, and presenting spatial information. This course will be a combination of lectures and hands-on labs. No previous GIS skills required. Dr. Li joins us from her previous faculty position at Auburn University in Alabama. She loves teaching and interacting with students. She was voted as 2014 Faculty Superhero by Geography students at Auburn University.

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