GIST 1140 Module 6 Data Preparation Report Form

Module 6 Data Preparation Report Form: Question/Problem and Data Needs; Idea/Hypothesis; Data Scope and Geographic Application; Coordinate System; Geoprocessing Inputs; Data Sources; Preliminary Testing of Geoprocessing Steps; File Management and Naming Conventions
Primary Material Type:
Southeast Community College
Project Name:
Mapping New Careers in Geospatial Technologies
Funding Source:
GIS Capstone, Data Preparation Report, Data Scope, Geographic Application, Coordinate System, Geoprocessing Inputs

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
State of Nebraska GIS, Lancaster County GIS and City of Lincoln GIS, helped define strategy and goals, identify necessary skills and competencies, provided resources and assistance with program design and hired qualified participants who completed the certificate.
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (54)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Social Sciences (45)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
10 weeks
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Custom rubric used to ensure quality based on the Seven Principles for Good Teaching Practice (Chickering and Gamson)
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:
GIS Technician Certificate
Derivative Work from Other's Materials:


Formal Accessibility Policy:
Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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