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Teaching Staff: Athanassopoulou Ioanna
Course Code: ΙΣΓ602
Course Type: Seminar
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Semester: 4
ECTS: 5

Short Description:

The subject of the course is the teaching of statistical and cartographic tools as a necessary tool for historians to familiarize with history with the help of new technologies. The course is based on the presentation and processing of statistical data using the SPSS program as well as Digital Cartography and Geoinformatics using the QGIS program in the history display. Students are required to work in statistics and cartography so as to be able to procedure and analyze quantitative and geographic information.


Objectives - Learning Outcomes:

The lesson aims at teaching statistical and cartographic tools as a necessary tool for historians to familiarize with history with the help of new technologies.


Syllabus:

Week #1: Introduction to the SPSS environment, definition of variables

Week #2: Categories of variables, data entry, import from other software

Week #3: Exporting tables and graphs - descriptive statistics

Week #4: Formatting of tables and graphs

Week #5: History of cartography and teaching the basic features of a map

Week #6: Introduction to the use of GIS software / Analysis of basic concepts

Week #7: Geographical data management process through the GIS program

Week #8: Production of maps and mapping of geographic and other data through the GIS program

Week #9: Production of maps and mapping of geographic and other data through the GIS program

Week #10: Introduction to the use of  INDIEMAPPER software / Analysis of basic concepts

Week #11: Geographical data management process through the INDIEMAPPER program

Week #12: Production of maps and mapping of geographic and other data through the INDIEMAPPER program

Week #13: Production of maps and mapping of geographic and other data through the INDIEMAPPER program


Suggested Bibliography:

Δαφέρμος, Β., Κοινωνική στατιστική με το SPSS. Κατσής, Α., Σιδερίδης, Γ., Εμβαλωτής, Α. Στατιστικές μέθοδοι στις Κοινωνικές Επιστήμες. Αστάρας, Θ., Μουρατίδης, Α., Οικονομίδης, Δ., Ψηφιακή Χαρτογραφία και Γεωγραφικά Συστήματα Πληροφοριών.


Evaluation Methods:

Written essay.


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