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BUS ADM-749: Data and Information Management (3 units; G )

Managing structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, data integrity management, data representation, data integration, governance and administration, data quality and reporting information.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13122 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/21-05/08 Zhao, Huimin LUB N333  
Consent required to audit.

GEOG-403: Remote Sensing: Environmental and Land Use Analysis (4 units; U/G )

Use of aerial photographs and digital imagery in environmental and land use analysis, including urban areas. 3 hrs lec; 2 hrs lab

Notes:
PC/Windows familiarity recom. Prereq: jr st & Geog 215(P); or grad st.
Notes: PC/Windows familiarity recom. Prereq: jr st & Geog 215(P); or grad st. Enroll in LEC 401 and any LAB 801-803.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 19128 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Wu, Changshan BOL B95  
      LAB 801 19129 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 01/21-05/08   BOL 293  
      LAB 802 19130 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/21-05/08   LAP 271  
      LAB 803 20516 2:00 PM-3:50 PM R 01/21-05/08   LAP 271  

GEOG-405: Cartography (4 units; U/G )

Thematic cartography; map communication, design principles, illustration and mapping software. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & Geog 215(P); or grad st.
Notes: Prereq: jr st & Geog 215(P); or grad st. Enroll in LEC 401 and any LAB 801-803.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 21189 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Day, Patrice BOL B95  
      LAB 801 21190 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/08   LAP 271  
      LAB 802 21191 3:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/21-05/08   LAP 271  
      LAB 803 21192 12:00 PM-1:50 PM F 01/21-05/08   LAP 271  

GEOG-525: Geographic Information Science (4 units; U/G )

Geographic and information theoretical foundations of geographic information science (GIS). Use of macro languages in a software project to expand GIS functionality. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, & Geog 215(P); or grad st.
Notes: Prereq: jr st, & Geog 215(P); or grad st. Enroll in LEC 401 and either LAB 801-802.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 19131 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Xu, Zengwang BOL B95 PDF
      LAB 801 19132 10:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/21-05/08   MIT 353  
      LAB 802 19133 11:00 AM-12:50 PM R 01/21-05/08   MIT 353  

GEOG-698: GIS/Cartography Internship (1 - 6 units; U/G )

Practical GIS/cartography experience with government agency or private firm under supervision of working expert and faculty member. Intern's contract specifies duties and duration.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Geog 215(P); writ cons instr & dept chair.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 16708 - 01/21-05/08 Fredlund, Glen TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 19626 - 01/21-05/08 Huxhold, William TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 19627 - 01/21-05/08 Ghose, Rina TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 19756 - 01/21-05/08 Wu, Changshan TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 20839 - 01/21-05/08 Choi, Woonsup TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 21575 - 01/21-05/08 Day, Patrice TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 21930 - 01/21-05/08 Xu, Zengwang TBA  

GEOG-734: GIS and Society (3 units; G )

Interconnected relationship between Geographic Information Science (GIS) and society, including hidden impacts and implications of such a relationship.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 32623 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 01/21-05/08 Ghose, Rina BOL 487  

INFOST 465(L&I SCI 475): Legal Aspects of Information Products and Services (3 units; U/G )

Introduction to legal environment surrounding development and use of information products and services, including intellectual property, and issues specific to internet and other digital mediums.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 10297 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Kozak, Nadine PHY 126  
Consent required to audit.

INFOST-714: Metadata (3 units; G )

Principles and application of metadata for networked information resource organization, representation, retrieval, and interoperability using a variety of schemes; focus on cultural heritage digital repositories.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; InfoSt(L&I Sci) 511(531)(P)

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 10285 - 01/21-05/08 Miller, Steven ONLINE WEB PDF
This section restricted to Graduate students. Special course fee of $2280.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this lecture. Fee Applies to ALL students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Course delivered completely online; internet/computer access required. Open to all students, however, preference is given to MLIS students residing outside the metro Milwaukee area. All other students must have consent of instructor to enroll.
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-771: Transportation Policy and Planning (3 units; G )

Seminar on the evolution of urban transportation systems and policies, transportation finance, land use and transportation interactions, and transportation planning and policy evaluation techniques.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 24588 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/08 Henken, Robert AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-791: Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems for Planning (3 units; G )

Use of spatially related information including gis and land records systems for improved productivity and decision making in service delivery, management, policy-planning, and land development.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401 24466 1:30 PM-4:10 PM W 01/21-05/08 Huxhold, William AUP 179  
      LAB 801 24527 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/08 Huxhold, William AUP 158  

URBPLAN-792: Using Urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Planning (3 units; G )

A 'hands on' course in gis using commercial gis software in a computer laboratory setting to provide experience solving problems related to planning and government.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; UrbPlan 791(P) or Geog 525(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801 24513 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/08 Vepraskas, Paul AUP 194  

URBPLAN-793: Applied Projects in Urban Geographic Information Systems (3 units; G )

Use of a geographic information system (GIS) and actual data from local government to analyze a real world problem or issue requiring spatial data analysis.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Urbplan 791 or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24541 5:30 PM-6:20 PM M 01/27-05/08 Huxhold, William AUP 179  
          6:30 PM-8:10 PM M     AUP 194  

URBPLAN-794: Internet Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 units; G )

Seminar on theoretical background and hands-on experience with technologies for developing GIS applications on the Internet, the web, and wireless networks.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; UrbPlan 792(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 32660 9:00 AM-11:40 AM W 01/21-05/08 Mann, Melissa AUP 158  
            W   Meingast, Kurt    
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-991: Legislative/Administrative Agency Internship (3 - 6 units; G )

Research project assignments with elected legislative officials and administrative agencies. Assignments will be cooperatively developed and supported by an integrating seminar discussing both experience and theory in a planning implementation context.

Notes:
May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 - 6 FLD 001 24455 - 01/21-05/08 Esswein, Carolyn TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 002 24456 - 01/21-05/08 Frank, Nancy TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 003 24457 - 01/21-05/08 Harris, Kirk TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 004 24458 - 01/21-05/08 Hu, Lingqian TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 005 24459 - 01/21-05/08 Huxhold, William TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 006 24474 - 01/21-05/08 Sanders, Welford TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 007 24530 - 01/21-05/08 Schneider, Robert TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 008 24707 - 01/21-05/08 White, Sammis TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 009 32723 - 01/21-05/08 Carlson, Virginia TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 010 32724 - 01/21-05/08 Rabinowitz, Harvey TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 - 6 FLD 011 33769 - 01/21-05/08 Casey, Timothy TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-999: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Individual work in urban planning. Variable content course.

Notes:
Retakeable to max of 9 cr. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 24460 - 01/21-05/08 Esswein, Carolyn TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 24461 - 01/21-05/08 Frank, Nancy TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 24462 - 01/21-05/08 Harris, Kirk TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 24463 - 01/21-05/08 Hu, Lingqian TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 24464 - 01/21-05/08 Huxhold, William TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 24475 - 01/21-05/08 Sanders, Welford TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 24591 - 01/21-05/08 Schneider, Robert TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 24607 - 01/21-05/08 White, Sammis TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 24708 - 01/21-05/08 Carlson, Virginia TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 32725 - 01/21-05/08 Rabinowitz, Harvey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 33939 - 01/21-05/08 Unaka, N TBA