SRJC Course Outlines

7/31/2021 3:18:17 AMCS 176.12 Course Outline as of Spring 2019

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 176.12Title:  APPLIED DRONE PROJECTS  
Full Title:  Applied Drone Projects
Last Reviewed:8/27/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled43.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled1.508 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  87.50Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Use of drone technology to complete real-world projects including photography/videography and basic mapping.

Course Completion of CS 76.11

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Use of drone technology to complete real-world projects including photography/videography and basic mapping.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 76.11
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

Approval and Dates
Version:01Course Created/Approved: 8/27/2018
Version Created:4/13/2018Course Last Modified:12/23/2020
Submitter:Donald LairdCourse Last Full Review:8/27/2018
Version Status:Approved New Course (First Version)Prereq Created/Approved:8/27/2018
Version Status Date:8/27/2018Semester Last Taught:
Version Term Effective:Spring 2019Term Inactive:


Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Determine correct drone equipment to complete the requirements of a given project
2.  Manage drone-related projects, including working in teams

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Choose appropriate drone-related equipment for a given situation
2. Work in a team setting
3. Develop project parameters and plans
4. Provide deliverables which meet project needs
5. Assess project results in order to improve workflow

Topics and Scope
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I. Different Types of Drones
    A. Consumer-level toys
    B. Consumer-level
     C. Professional-level
II. Drone Payloads
    A. Cameras
         1. Visible light
         2. Infrared (thermal)
         3. Near-infrared
    B.  Other sensors and equipment
III. Example Drone Projects
    A. Photography/videography
         1. Capturing images and video
         2. Editing images and video
    B. 2D and 3D mapping
    C. Conducting research
         1. Sampling
         2. Gathering visual data
         3. Using other sensors
IV. Completing Projects
    A. Project planning
         1. Defining project parameters
         2. Developing requirements
         3. Creating teams
    B. Teamwork
         1. Team member selection
         2. Team roles and responsibilities
         3. Post-project assessment
    C. Project completion
         1. Meeting deadlines
         2. Preparing deliverables
         3. Assessing results
All areas to be addressed in both lecture and lab

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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading of 10-20 pages per week
2. Team project requirement plans (1 - 3)
3. Team project timelines (1 - 3)
4. Project assessments (1 - 3)
5. Quizzes (2 - 4)
6. Final exam
Lecture- and Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Completed project deliverables (1 - 3)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Project plans, timelines, deliverables, and assessments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
Project plans, timelines, deliverables, and assessments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Project deliverables
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Attendance and participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials


Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:XExempt From Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Advisories-generate description:NANo Advisory
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:YPrerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
 Method of instruction:02Lecture
 Area department:CSComputer Studies
 Division:72Arts & Humanities
 Special topic course:NNot a Special Topic Course
 Program Status:1Certificate Applicable Course
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
 Audit allowed:YAuditable
 Open entry/exit:NNot Open Entry/Open Exit
 Credit by Exam:NCredit by examination not allowed
 Budget code: Program:0000Unrestricted
 Budget code: Activity:0701Computer & Information Science
Disciplines:Computer Information Systems
 Basic Skills:NNot a Basic Skills Course
 Level below transfer:YNot Applicable
 CVU/CVC status:NNot Distance Ed
 Distance Ed Approved:N
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:N
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YCareer-Technical Education
 SAM classification:CClearly Occupational
 TOP code:0614.60Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course
 Lab Tier:21Credit Lab - Tier 1

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