Version Effective: 29th of April, 2020
Version Effective: 29th of April, 2020

PDC71591 - GPS Cows: Stage 4 - Technology Mandatory

Course Details

Course Summary

This online resource provides has been co-designed by the NSW Department of Education and CQUniversity Australia for the NSW Stage 4 Technology Mandatory Syllabus. It incorporates content from the Agriculture and Food Technologies and the Digital Technologies contexts. The course investigates the use of GPS data to improve management of animal welfare.

There are 7 modules in this resource:

  1. Understand the process of getting started with ArcGIS by creating groups
  2. Understand the process of importing data layers in ArcGIS
  3. Understand basic data analysis - Paddock utilisation
  4. Understand basic data analysis - Creating a water point, buffer and water visitation
  5. Understand basic data analysis - Water visitation per day
  6. Understand how to use excel to create pivot tables
  7. Understand how to use excel to graph data

There is no fee associated with this resource, and participants do not need to be trained in agriculture to teach this course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements. 

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the resource, visit www.gpscows.com

Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Science and Environment
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This resource provides Professional Development for high school teachers. This is a resource only and no CPD hours or Certificate of Completion will be allocated.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the process of getting started with ArcGIS by creating groups
  2. Understand the process of importing data layers in ArcGIS
  3. Understand basic data analysis - Paddock utilisation
  4. Understand basic data analysis - Creating a water point, buffer and water visitation
  5. Understand basic data analysis - Water visitation per day
  6. Understand how to use excel to create pivot tables
  7. Understand how to use excel to graph data.

There is no formal assessment.

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