Quad Cities Campus
Featured Courses for Fall 2016
GEOG 108 - Digital Earth
Star number: 22551
4 Credit Hour Course
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2204
Lab Time: Wednesday, 3:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Description: (General Education/Natural Sciences) An introduction to various applications of mapping and navigational technology (Google Earth, photography, GIS, and GPS) used in daily life. This course involoves student presentations and projects focused on basic principles and applications of this technology.
Do you know:
- What you can do with Google Earth?
- How does your GPS work?
- How Google Maps works?
- How police keep track of sex offenders?
- How glaciers are melting?
- Importance of mapping technology in armed forces?
- How do insurance companies assess the damage caused by hurricanes and other hazards?
- Your privacy in the world of drones?
- Who is tracking and selling your shopping trends and patterns?
- Where are good jobs in this economy?
Learn about these and more real world issues with the help of digital tools such as Google Earth, GPS, Repeat Photography, Air Photos, Satellite Imageries, and Geographic Information Science.
LAS 195 - Introduction to Liberal Arts & Sciences
Star number: 21980
3 Credit Hour Course
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2214
Dr. Everett Hamner
Description: A comparative introduction to the major areas of the liberal arts and sciences. Students will learn how each area evolved and how each approaches problems and controversies.
EIS 504 - Qualitative Educational Research
Star number: 25699
3 Credit Hour Course
Dr. Andrea Hyde
Prerequisite waived with permission of instructor. For information and a copy of the syllabus, contact Dr. Hyde - AM-Hyde@wiu.edu
This course provides education and other human social science students with an understanding and some application of the multiple forms of inquiry that fall under the umbrella of qualitative research. Through the course, students learn how to write a research proposal! Open to all graduate students!