Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Systems (M224B)


(Same as Urban Planning M206B.) Studio, three hours. Requisite: course M206A or Public Policy M224A. Knowledge and skill development necessary to plan, design, develop, and publish Web-based geographic information systems (GIS) solution. Coverage of basics of Internet programming languages, including Javascript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML. Exploration of different Web-authoring tools, including WordPress as content management platform, Google Maps API, and ArcGIS Server. Students draw on prior experience with ArcMap to create spatial layers for dynamic interaction with Web-mapping solutions. Letter grading.   

This course will be offered by the Public Policy Department. Quarter offered to be confirmed.