11.520
Workshop on Geographic Information Systems

Prerequisites: 
11.205 OR Permission of instructor
Enrollment: 
Limited
Preference Given to: 
MCP students

Includes spatial analysis exercises using real-world data sets, building toward an independent project in which students critically apply GIS techniques to an area of interest. Students build data discovery, cartography, and spatial analysis skills while learning to reflect on power and positionality within the research design process. Tailored to GIS applications within planning and design and emphasizes the role of reflective practice in GIS.