Module Details

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Title WEB MAPPING AND ANALYSIS
Code ENVS456
Coordinator Dr Arribas-Bel
Geography and Planning
D.Arribas-Bel@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 7 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

The module has two main aims. First, it seeks to provide hands-on experience and training in the design and generation of web-based mapping and geographical information tools. Second, it seeks to provide hands-on experience and training in the use of software to access, analyse and visualize web-based geographical information.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Experience using tile rendering tools to generate content for map-based web sites.

(LO2) Web-based data collection techniques

(LO3) Programming skills to enable basic online data manipulation and web mapping

(LO4) Knowledge of web based mapping infrastructure

(S1) Communication skills

(S2) Problem solving skills

(S3) IT skills

(S4) Organisational skills

(S5) Numeracy


Syllabus

 

Week 1: Introduction to Web Mapping and Analysis
Practical: Getting up to speed on web mapping

Week 2: The context of Web Maps
Practical: Powerful examples

Week 3: Data Backends I
Practical: data backends lab I

Week 4: Data Backends II
Practical: Data Backends lab II

Week 5: Data Backends III
Practical: Data Backends lab III

Week 6: Frontend Topics I
Practical: Frontend Topics lab I

Week 7: Frontend Topics II
Practical: Frontend Topics lab II

Week 8: Frontend Topics III
Practical: Frontend Topics lab III

Week 9: Web mapping complex applications
Practical: Building web mapping complex applications

Week 10: A Gallery of Web Mapping and Analysis Applications Practical: Assignment clinic


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Asynchronous Lecture
Description: All lecture content available via VLE and delivered Asynchronously.
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method 2 - - Synchronous Virtual Labs
Description: Practical classes delivered via VLE.
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method 3 - Synchronous Physical Labs
Virtual labs will be supported by physical sessions anticipating assessment deadlines.

In case of need, all on-campus activities can revert to online.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours       20

  10

30
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 120
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
R and Police.UK API - Crime Maps There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :2      50       
Interactive Index of Multiple Deprivation Map for Liverpool There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :      50       

Recommended Texts

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