GIS APPLICATIONS IN CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Insegnamento
GIS APPLICATIONS IN CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Insegnamento in inglese
GIS APPLICATIONS IN CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Settore disciplinare
L-ANT/07
Corso di studi di riferimento
EUROPEAN HERITAGE, DIGITAL MEDIA AND THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
Crediti
6.0
Ripartizione oraria
Ore Attività frontale: 42.0
Anno accademico
2018/2019
Anno di erogazione
2018/2019
Anno di corso
1
Lingua
INGLESE
Percorso
INTERNAZIONALE
Docente responsabile dell'erogazione
SEMERARO Grazia

Descrizione dell'insegnamento

Familiarity with computers (at least at ECDL level)

The course aims to provide the theoretical and methodological background for skilful use of Geographic Information Systems  (GIS) in historical research contexts with a focus on archaeological applications.

The lectures and the exercises in front of a computer will provide students  with a  general overview of GIS technology . Students will be able to:

  • Utilize the core components and functionality of a GIS
  • Employ a variety of geospatial data types, data sources and metadata management techniques
  • Create, manipulate, query and analyze geospatial data

The course will consist   of lectures and  practical tasks to be held in laboratory

a. Oral exam

The examination aims at assessing:

-Knowledge and understanding of the contents of the course

- Practical  abilities

21 Maggio 2019 

14 Giugno 2019  

12  Luglio 2019

The course aims to provide the theoretical and methodological background for skilful use of Geographic Information Systems  (GIS) in historical research contexts with a focus on archaeological applications.

This course will serve as an introduction to GIS technology  and its  applications to archaeological data management and analysis. Students will learn how to compile, transform, analyze and  present sources of archaeological and historical data, and will utilize this information in GIS for  cultural resources  interpretation and management.  References to selected research studies  in Classical Archeology will be provided.

 Reference material:

a. Institutional course:  GIS - Guide on line: http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/project/goodguides/gis/;
b. Monographic course:  D. Wheatley, M. Gillings (2002). Spatial Technology and Archaeology. Taylor & Francis, New York .

 Reference material:

a. Institutional course:  GIS - Guide on line: http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/project/goodguides/gis/;
b. Monographic course:  D. Wheatley, M. Gillings (2002). Spatial Technology and Archaeology. Taylor & Francis, New York .

Semestre
Secondo Semestre (dal 04/03/2019 al 07/06/2019)

Tipo esame
Obbligatorio

Valutazione
Orale - Voto Finale

Orario dell'insegnamento
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario