Schedule & Content

Update 11/15/2022

Geography 112: Maps & Geographic Information Systems meets MW 2:10 – 4:00: 207 Science Center (GIS Lab)

Readings

  • KW = John Krygier & Denis Wood, Making Maps, 3rd edition, 2016
  • additional assorted reading delights noted/linked on schedule

Resources

  • Geog 112 Fall 2021 Google Group. For communication. Check Drive / Google Groups
  • Transferable Skills

Week 1: Start

  • Handouts: paper copies of Voyager Map &¬†Ce n’est pas le monde¬†& Right Map Making

Monday, Aug. 22: No class meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 24: How to Make a Map

Week 2: Deep Map Thoughts I & Lab 1

  • Read (for discussion M) KW¬†up through Ch. 1¬†& 321 Definitions & Ce n’est pas le monde &¬†Right Map Making (all here). For W read KW Ch. 2 (What’s Your Map For?)

Monday, Aug. 29: DMT I:¬†What is a Map? KW¬†up through Ch. 1¬†& 321 Definitions & Ce n’est pas le monde &¬†Right Map Making (all here)

Due: DMT I: Shared document with notes, comments, questions on DMT I readings

Wednesday, Aug. 31:¬†What’s Your Map For? & Mappable Data & Explain¬†Lab 1: Mappable Data

Assign: Lab 1: Mappable Data

Week 3: & Beginning the Mapping Process & DMT II

  • Read: Ch. 3 (Mappable Data) &¬†Ch. 4 (Map Making Tools)

Monday, Sept. 5: No class meeting (Labor Day)

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Discuss Lab 1 Results & explain DMT II: Mapping Psychogeographies and start Lab 2: HTML & Map Mashups if time.

Due: Lab 1
Assign: Lab 2: HTML & Map Mashups

Week 4: Map Making Tools (cont.) & Deep Map Thoughts II

Monday, Sept. 12: Map Making Tools & Keep Explaining Lab 2: HTML & Map Mashups

Continue or Assign: Lab 2: HTML & Map Mashups

Wednesdaty, Sept. 14: Explain more of Lab 2

Due: progress on Lab 2

Week 5: DMT II & Map Making Tools (cont.) & Data Processing

Monday, Sept. 19: DMT II Psychogeography Mapping demo & discussion + Check Lab 2, each student: Website / HTML demo by end of meeting

Due: Lab 2
Due: DMT II: Demo + Shared document with maps, notes, comments, questions

Wedbesday, Sept. 21: Explain Lab 3: Data Processing 1

Assign: Lab 3: Data Processing 1

Week 6: Map Making Tools (cont.) & Data Processing

Monday, Sept. 26: Explain Lab 4: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro & Online

Assign: Lab 4: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro & Online
Due: Lab 3

Wedsneday, Sept. 28: Geographic Framework & Explain Lab 5: Data Processing 2

Assign: Lab 5:Data Processing 2

Week 7: Data Processing (cont.) & Mid-Semester Evaluation

  • Read KW Ch. 5 (Geographic Framework)

Monday, Oct. 3: Check Lab 4 & Geographic Framework

Due: Lab 4

Wednesday, Oct. 5: Explain Lab 6:Mid-Project Evaluation

Assign: Lab 6: Mid-Project Evaluation

Week 8: Easing into Fall Break

Monday, Oct. 10: No class meeting (Instructor out of town; sorry)

Due: Lab 5
Due (2:18 pm): Review of Fellow Student Web Pages – part of Lab 6

Wednesday, Oct 12: No class meeting (Fall Break)

Week 9: Generalization, Classification, & Map Design

  • Read KW Ch. 8 (Generalization & Classification),¬†Ch. 6 (The Big Picture of Map Design), Ch. 7 (The Inner Workings of Map Design)

Monday, Oct. 17: Help completing Lab 5 and work on Lab 6 (due Wed., Oct. 19)

Wednesday, Oct. 19: Generalization and Classification & Big Picture & Inner Workings & Explain Lab 7: Data Classification and Mapping

Due (shared in Google Drive class folder by 4:16 pm): Lab 6
Assign:
Lab 7: Data Classification and Mapping

Week 10: Deep Map Thoughts III & Map Symbolization

Monday, Oct. 24: Discussion: DMT III: Feminist Data Visualization

Due: DMT III: Shared document with notes, comments, questions on DMT III readings

Wednesday, Oct 26: Map Symbolization & work on Lab 7

Week 11: Color on Maps and ArcGIS Online

  • Read¬†& Ch. 10 (Map Symbol Abstraction), Ch. 12 (Color on Maps)

Monday, Oct. 31: Map Symbol Abstraction & Color on Maps & work on Lab 7

Wednesday, Nov. 2: Work on and check Lab 7 & Krygier signs off on the design of your maps

Due: Lab 7

Week 12: Words on Maps and Map Animation

  • Read KW¬†Ch. 11 (Words on Maps)

Monday, Nov. 7: Words on Maps and Assign and Explain Lab 8: Animation

Assign: Lab 8: Animation

Wednesday, Nov. 9: Work Day & Bunny Appreciation Day

Week 13: Final Project Evaluation & Deep Map Thoughts IV

Monday, Nov. 14: Explain Lab 10: Final Project Evaluation

Assign: Lab 10: Final Project Evaluation

Wednesday, Nov. 16: Explain Lab 9: ArcGIS Online

Assign: Lab 9: ArcGIS Online

Week 14: Thanksgibbons

Monday, Nov. 21: No class meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 23: No class meeting

Week 15: Work on Stuff Week

Monday, Nov. 28: Work on Labs 8 & 9

Wednesday, Nov. 30: Discussion: DMT IV: Indigenous Approaches to Maps and Mapping

Due: DMT IV: Shared document with notes, comments, questions on DMT IV reading

Week 16: Finish

Monday, Dec. 5: Work on Labs 8 & 9

Due: Lab 8, 9

Wednesday, Dec. 7: Student Project Presentations & Conclusions

Finals Week

DUE: Lab 10 Final Project Evaluation due Tuesday, Dec. 13 @ Noon