Spatial Analysis IV: Spatial Design and Application
- East Baltimore
- 4th term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2016 - 2017
- Instruction Method:
- Class Times:
- Thursday, 3:30 - 5:20pm
Expands students’ abilities to design, conduct and report the results of a complete public health related spatial analysis. Focuses on further developing and integrating components of the spatial science paradigm, Spatial Data, GIS and Spatial Statistics. Introduces relevant topics in GIS, spatial data technologies and spatial statistics not previously covered in Spatial Analysis I-III.
- Learning Objectives:
- Describe how spatial information and spatial analysis can be included into public health research and practice
- Frame a scientific question and/or hypothesis about spatial relationships into the appropriate spatial statistical methodology, the results and interpretations of which represent quantities of scientific interest
- Complete a spatial analysis project that includes all components of the spatial science paradigm and a written summary in the form of a scientific paper
- Methods of Assessment:
20% participation in class discussion and activities; 30% in class projects; 20% quizzes; 30% final project.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Jointly Offered With:
- Special Comments:
Use of personal laptops is strongly encouraged.