Instructor

James Mower

Course Outline

Meeting times

T-Th, 1:15-2:35

Your grades

Class number

2038

 

My office

Arts & Sciences 221

 

Office hours

T-Th, 10:05-12:00

My home page

Phone

(518) 442-4779

Geography and Planning

Email

Jmower@albany.edu

University at Albany

Objectives

This course will help you to develop an understanding of fundamental concepts in cartographic theory and practice.
It will also introduce you to computer-assisted design (CAD) technologies.

Text

There is no required text for this course. All readings will come from online sources unless otherwise noted.

Supplies:

USB 2.0-compatible flash drive with at least 256 mBytes of free memory.

Grading

Midterm exam 20%
Final exam 40%
Lab exercises 40%

All lab exercises must be completed independently. No group projects will be assigned.
Lab assignments must be completed by the assigned deadline on the course schedule web page.

Final Exam: Thursday, December 12th, 10:30am - 12:30pm

 

Background image is from J.K. Finch (1920), Topographic Maps and Map Sketching, John Wiley and Sons