Course: Cartographic Design and Prepress Processing

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Course title Cartographic Design and Prepress Processing
Course code KGI/KADES
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Vondráková Alena, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
One-semester course focuses on the issues of computer graphics and graphics software (eg. Adobe Creative Suite) and prepress map processes. In the exercise lessons, the emphasis is focused on basic graphic skills and especially on the ability to apply these skills in map creation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Grafic and Art Activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to teach students the basics of cartographic design and prepress map process.
Students will acquire skills in the creation of computer design and its use in the mapping.
The prerequisite is a basic knowledge of cartography, ie. KGI/KART1, KGI/KART2 or their equivalents from another study program (cartography, thematic cartography, etc.).

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

Students should have an interest in cartography, graphics, and above all they should want to be able to create maps on the professional level.
Recommended literature

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geoinformatics (1) Geography courses - Winter
Faculty of Science Geoinformatics and Geography (1) Geography courses - Winter