Positionering

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Students must have a bachelor degree in Surveying, Planning and Land Management or a bachelor degree with a similar content.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To give the students the opportunity to work with problems related to collecting/processing spatial data.

Students who complete the project module must:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • be knowledgeable about technologies and theories/methods for collecting spatial data.
  • be knowledgeable about theories/methods for processing spatial data.
  • be knowledgeable about theories/methods for assessing the quality of spatial data
  • be knowledgeable about the fundamental principles of Problem Based Learning (PBL) as implemented in the Aalborg PBL model at the Faculty of Engineering and Science (*)

Skills

  • master theories/methods related to collecting/processing spatial data.
  • be able to evaluate theories/methods related to collecting or processing spatial data.
  • be able to identify problems related to collecting/processing spatial data.
  • be able to assess/analyse problems related to collecting/processing spatial data.
  • be able to suggest solutions to problems related to collecting/processing spatial data.
  • be able to assess the quality of the suggested solutions.
  • be able to assess the quality of spatial data coming from various sources.
  • be able to communicate/discuss problems related to collecting/processing spatial data with both peers and non-specialists.
  • be able to give advice regarding problems related to collecting/processing spatial data.
  • be able to structure project management activities based on a well-formulated problem formulation (*)

Competences

  • be able to master selected data collecting technologies.
  • be able to master general skills required to solve typical data collecting/processing tasks.
  • be able to reflect on, plan and manage a study project in a PBL learning environment (*)

(*)

To obtain the knowledge, skills and competence marked with (*) it is presupposed that students follow the course in Problem Based Learning and Project Management that the school offers all foreign students in the beginning of 1st semester.

Type of instruction

Project work.

Exam

Exams

Name of examPositioning
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS20
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the framework provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titlePositioning
Module codePGLLANK15102
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS20
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Planning, Geography and Surveying
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design