Problem Solving and Data Management
You’ll grow your knowledge of end-user computing tools, including GIS, then also review the social impacts of information technology, along with the principles of data management.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Detail the principles of good spreadsheet design.
- Describe appropriate basic location-based data models in GIS.
- Discuss the consequences of database design choices.
- Voice social and legal impacts of information technology.
- Explain good practice for data management and backup.
- Design spreadsheet solutions for basic real-world problems.
- Integrate information from multiple data sources.
- Demonstrate basic cartographic, spatial analysis and GIS capabilities.
- Create simple databases and access information through database queries and reports.
- Be aware that information technology evolves rapidly requiring continual updating.
- Understand the need to identify spatial components when problem solving.
- Appreciate the ethical and social issues associated with the use of information technology.
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