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This entry is from Winter semester 2016/17 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

(dt. Methodenkompetenz: Kartographie)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture 2 SWS, recitation class Computerkartographie 2 SWS,
180 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h), recitation class: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h), exam preparation and Prüfung (60h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Translation is missing, sorry. German original:
Klausur (90 min) oder Projektarbeit oder schriftliche Ausarbeitung
Examination type: Successful completion of 3-5 exercises
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Geographie. In the event of failure, a total of 3 attempts are available for the examination.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


The module teaches the content, purpose and significance of both topographic and thematic maps.

Qualification Goals

Students will learn to assess the informative value of maps and how to create maps computer-assisted using the appropriate methods depending on the data and medium of publication, as well as the use of technical terminology. The ability to communicate factual information using graphic means of expression applicable not only to maps but also to text graphics, diagrams, etc. is taught. Further competencies, such as the acquisition of a differentiated visual perception ability, cognitive competence in the form of the ability to critique maps, independent knowledge acquisition through independent familiarization with the software by means of help texts and exercises, creativity with regard to map design and reflection on one's own work steps in map creation are goals of the module.




Module imported from B.Sc. Geographie.

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Geography.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist dadurch beschränkt, dass es der Methodischen Gruppe M1 zugeordnet ist.

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