Geographic information systems deals with the analysis and management of geograhic information. This course offers an introduction on the GIS management and process. The course will explain the nature of GIS, data models, structure on geographic information, data input, manipulation, storage, spatial analytic, and other advance materials. The course is made of two major activities: lectures and project based. The lectures activities will conduct with presentation and discusion. The project based will conduct with student activities on presenting information based on GIS.
The course will use several GIS software (open source based), analyse and understand how it works, and then implementing the best practices into the student projects. The course will help the student to hace clear undertanding on concepts, theories and perform experiences on the project.