|Dr. Jeff Kopachena
Office hours: MWF 9:00 - 10:00 AM, TR 11:00 - 12:00 PM
The objective of this course is to provide students with an introduction to GIS. The course will cover the following topics:
Specific Student Learning Objectives as measured by Entrance/Exit Text
Students will demonstrate a knowledge of geospatial data
Students will demonstrate a knowledge of geographic and map projections
Students will have a basic understanding of GPS
to Data Sources:
Plagiarism is a criminal activity. You must cite all sources of information. Copying of material, whether, whether parts of sentences, whole sentences, paragraphs, or entire articles, will result in a score of zero for your essay and can result in further disciplinary action.
Every student must compose their own, unique maps. Duplicate maps will not be tolerated. Duplication of any aspect of a map will be treated as plagiarism. All duplicate and/or plagiarized maps will receive a grade of zero
Collusion: Is intentionally aiding or attempting to aid another in an act of scholastic dishonesty, including but not limited to, providing a paper or project to another student; providing an inappropriate level of assistance; communicating answers to a classmate during an examination; removing tests or answers from a test site, and allowing a classmate to copy answers.
Students with Disabilities:
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights protection for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation fo their disabilities. If you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact:
Texas A&M University-Commerce
All students enrolled at the University shall follow the tenets of common decency and acceptable behavior conducive to a positive learning environment. See Student's Guide Handbook, Policies and Procedures, Conduct.
Students who are disruptive to class activities will be dropped from the class and may face further disciplinary action.
Early Intervention for First Year Students — Early intervention for freshmen is designed to communicate the University’s interest in their success and a willingness to participate fully to help students accomplish their academic objectives. The university through faculty advisors and mentors will assist students who may be experiencing difficulty to focus on improvement and course completion. This process will allow students to be knowledgeable about their academic progress early in the semester and will provide faculty and staff with useful data for assisting students and enhancing retention. Grade reports will be mailed by the end of the sixth week of the semester