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GIST 8010 - GIS Programming 2

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course covers advanced GIS programming issues. Topics include accessing the latest GIS data stores: RDBMS, ORDBMS, XML and binary files, creating custom classes, events and exceptions. Advanced UI controls that render graphics, bind data and integrate the latest web and mobile technologies will be use to present geospatial data.

Prerequisite(s)

GIST 7010

Credits

3.0

Cost

$725.43

Winter 2018

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

CRN 74408

Fri Jan 12 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Online

Instructor

Rob Hewlett

Course Outline

Cost

$725.43

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. **IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. Details will be emailed to you after registering for the course. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisites prior to registration of this course. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to gis@bcit.ca. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: 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.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 55896

Fri Apr 13 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Rob Hewlett

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$725.43

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. **IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. See "How do I write my GIS online final exams?" at https://www.bcit.ca/construction/gisresources/faq/studentspt.shtml. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisite prior to registration of this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to gis@bcit.ca. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: 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. Students must submit email address when registering for start up instructions for 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 paced and 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 email.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Create desktop and web applications that display graphical information.
  • Implement object-oriented principles such as encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, abstraction, and serialization.
  • Use Catch...Try...Finally statements for structured error handling.
  • Create and handle custom events.
  • Access and update GIS binary and XML files.
  • Access GIS data stored in an RDBMS or ORDBMS.
  • Create MVC and MVP structured web applications.
  • Create web applications that integrate the latest web-based and mobile GIS technologies.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011

Related Programs

GIST 8010 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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