DACUM Research Chart for the GIS Technician Position
Using the results of our DACUM (Developing A Curriculum) survey of GIS professionals, we were able to compile a chart of major duties and their associated tasks for real-world GIS technicians. This chart is an invaluable tool for us in our goal of creating a professional and real-world GIS curriculum aligned across the secondary school, 2-year college, and 4-year college levels.
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CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR A COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SKILLS-BASED
GIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM USING DACUM/SCID & THE UCGIS BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (by John Johnson 2008)
San Diego Mesa College is using two complementary curriculum resources; DACUM/SCID and the UCGIS Body of Knowledge to update and improve the quality of its GIS Certificate program.
Mapping links between DACUM & GIS courses at San Diego Universities.
Linking possible GIS courses (Geog104 and CS615) to the tasks indentified in DACUM analysis.
Mapping links between UCGIS Body of knowledge & GIS courses at San Diego Universities.
Linking possible GIS courses (Geog104 and CS615) to the analytical methods indentified in UCGIS - GI S&T Body of Knowledge.