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GIST 7130 - GIS Computing and the Internet

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Focuses on developing skills for solving the diverse problems of the latest GIS computer systems. Students will examine operating systems, explore GIS web client-server relationships, write utility programs and simple GIS web server applications.

Prerequisite(s)

Previous programming experience required OR GIST 7010 must be taken concurrently.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$739.95

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 39111

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Online

Instructor

Carmen Heaver

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$739.95

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. **IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. Details will be emailed to you after registering for the course or visit https://www.bcit.ca/construction/gisresources/faq/studentspt.shtml for information. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Three seats remaining as of Aug 20, 2018 7:49 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  • Use and compare the UNIX and Windows operating systems.
  • Write simple HTML and JavaScript web pages.
  • Create HTML forms and associated web server script programs.
  • Create forms and scripts to deliver maps to web clients.
  • Describe the typical client/server relationship.
  • Compare GIS web client and web server designs.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

GIST 7130 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time   Advanced Diploma
  2. Geographic Information Systems
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Diploma
  3. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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