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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

352 - Master's in Geographic Information Science and Technology for Land Management: Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

60418 - Thematic Cartography, Geovisualization and Web Mapping


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
60418 - Thematic Cartography, Geovisualization and Web Mapping
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
Degree:
352 - Master's in Geographic Information Science and Technology for Land Management: Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
1
Semester:
Annual
Subject Type:
Compulsory
Module:
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5.1. Methodological overview

The learning and teaching methodology developed in the course is aimed to promote the achievement of the learning objectives. A range of teaching and learning activities is implemented, such as lectures, practice sessions, practical exercises with appropriate software and study.

A high level of student participation will be required from all students throughout the course.

Extensive material will be available via the Moodle site of the course. This offers a variety of resources including a repository of the lecture notes used in class, a course syllabus as well as other forms of course-specific materials.

5.2. Learning tasks

The course includes the following learning tasks: 

Map design and production

  • Lectures: 10 hours
  • Practical activities: Interactive, individual or group activities: 13.5 hours
  • Guided tasks: 20 hours
  • Study: 12.5 hours

Cartographic Aesthetics and Map Design

  • Lectures: 9 hours
  • Practical activities: Interactive, individual or group activities: 6 hours
  • Guided tasks: 15 hours
  • Study: 5 hours

 

Web Mapping and virtual enviroments

  • Lectures:  5 hours
  • Guided tasks: 17.5 hours
  • Study: 10 hours

 

Map Animation

  • Lectures:  5 hours
  • Guided tasks: 7.5 hours
  • Study: 5 hours

 

The use of 3D

  • Lectures:  5 hours
  • Guided tasks: 7.6 hours

 

Interactive maps

  • Lectures: 5 hours
  • Guided tasks: 5 hours

 

5.3. Syllabus

The course will address the following topics:

  1. Map design and production
  2. Cartographic Aesthetics and Map Design
  3. Web Mapping and virtual enviroments
  4. Map Animation
  5. The use of 3D
  6. Interactive maps

5.4. Course planning and calendar

This course is divided into 6 topics. The length of the course is of two weeks during the second semester. Each session takes 2.5 hours.

For further details concernig the timetable, classroom and other information of the course please refer to the “Facultad de Filosofía y Letras”  website (https://fyl.unizar.es/horario-de-clases#overlay-context=horario-de-clases)

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

  • Bertin, Jacques. Semiology of graphics : diagrams, networks, maps / Jacques Bertin ; translated by William J. Berg. Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press : Distributed by Ingram Publisher Services, 2011
  • Brewer, Cynthia A.. Designed maps : a sourcebook for GIS users / Cynthia A. Brewer . - 1st. ed. California : ESRI, 2008
  • Brewer, Cynthia A. Designing better maps : a guide for GIS users / Cynthia A. Brewer. Designing better maps : a guide for GIS users / Cynthia A. Brewer.
  • Sémiologie et conception cartographique / sous la direction de Jean Denègre Paris : Hermes Science Publications, 2005
  • The map reader : theories of mapping practice and cartographic representation / edited by Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin and Chris Perkins Oxford : Willey-Blackwell, 2011
  • MacEachren, Alan M.. How maps work : representation, visualization, and design / Alan M. MacEachren New York ; London : Guilford Press, cop. 2004
  • Peterson, Gretchen N.. GIS cartography : a guide to effective map of design / Gretchen N. Peterson. . Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009.
  • Poidevin, Didier. La carte moyen d'action : conception - réalisation / Didier Poidevin. Paris : Ellipses, cop. 1999.
  • Elements of cartography / Arthur H. Robinson...[et al.] . - 6th ed. New York [etc.] : John Wiley & sons, cop. 1995
  • Thematic cartography and geographic visualization / Terry A. Slocum ... [et al.] . - 2nd. ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall, cop. 2005
  • Tyner, Judith A.. Principles of map design / Judith A. Tyner New York [etc] : Guilford, 2010
  • Zanin, Christine. Savoir faire une carte: aide à la conception et à la rèalisation d'une carte thèmatique univarièe / Christine Zanin, Marie-Laure Trémélo. Paris : Belin, cop 2003
  • Stamato Delazari, L. . ?Is an electronic atlas a Geographic Information System??, Congreso Internacional de Geodesia y Cartografía, Caracas, 2002
  • Miranda Guerrero, Ruth. ?Planteamiento metodológico hipermedial para el desarrollo de una maqueta multimedia de clima de España?. En: Tecnologías geográficas para el desarrollo sostenible [Recurso electrónico] : 20 al 22 de septiembre de 2000 / [editoras, Inmaculada Aguado, Montserrat Gómez]. Datos [Alcalá de Henares] : Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de Alcalá, [2000], p. 676-689
  • Díaz, Paloma. De la multimedia a la hipermedia / Paloma Díaz, Nadia Catenazzi, Ignacio Aedo . 1º ed. Madrid : RA-MA, 1996
  • Codina, L.. ?H de Hypertext o la teoría de los hipertextos revisada?, Cuadernos de Documentación Multimedia, núm. 6-7, 1997-1998
  • Koop, O.. ?Developing Electronic Altases : An Update!?. En: Seminar on Electronic Atlases and National Atlas Information Systems in the Information Age Reykjavik : University of Iceland, 1998
  • Martinez, S.. ?Modelado de documentación multimedia e hipermedia?, Cuaderno de Documentación Multimedia, núm. 7, pp. 211-219
  • Pastor, J. y Saorín, T.. ?El hipertexto documental como solución a la crisis conceptual del hipertexto : El reto de los documentos cooperativos en redes?, Cuadernos de documnentación multimedia, núm. 4, 1994, pp. 199-223.
  • Schneider, B.. ?Inegration of Analytical GIS-Functions in Multimedia Atlas Informations Systems?. En: International Cartographic Conference, 19th. Otawa : ICA, 1999, pp. 8-15
  • Dent, Borden D.. Cartography : thematic map design / Borden D. Dent, Jeffrey S. Torguson, Thomas W. Hodler . 6a ed. New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2009
  • Cairo, Alberto. El arte funcional : infografía y visualización de información / Alberto Cairo . 1ª ed. Madrid : Alamut, 2011
  • Cairo, Alberto. Infografía 2.0 : visualización interactiva de información en prensa / Alberto Cairo . 1ª ed. Madrid : Alamut, 2008