Morrisville State College

Dr. Walid H. Shayya
School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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Dr. Walid H. Shayya Name: Dr. Walid H. Shayya

Title: Professor

Phone: (315) 684-6526 (voice)
Fax:
(315) 684-6125
Location: 134 Marshall Hall

E-mail: shayyaw@morrisville.edu 
Web: http://people.morrisville.edu/~shayyaw


EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT
Course Development at MSC:
  • AGEN 151 – Applied Hydraulics for Hydropower Generation (originally offered as a 2-credit course and was revised in 2013 to become a 3-credit course). The course is offered for students in the renewable energy curricula.

  • AGSC 132 – Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming (2 credits).  Course required by several majors in the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR).

  • AGSC 137 – Agricultural Statistics (3 credits). The course was revised in 2016 with it being originally offered as 2 credits under the following title: Analysis and Interpretation of Agricultural Data. The course is required by several majors in the School of ANR.

  • NATR 213 – Basics of Geospatial Technology (1 credit). Course required by several majors in the Environmental Sciences Department.

  • NATR 216 – Basics of Geospatial Analysis (1 credit).

  • RREN 303 – Fundamentals of Geospatial Systems (4 credits). The course was revised in 2014 with it being originally offered as 3 credits under the following title: Fundamentals of GPS/GIS. The course is required in the Renewable Resources Technology program.

  • RREN 420 – Applications of Geospatial Systems I (1 credit).  Course required in the Renewable Resources Technology program (co-developed with W. Snyder and B. Kelly).

  • RREN 421 – Applications of Geospatial Systems II (2 credits).  Course required in the Renewable Resources Technology program (co-developed with W. Snyder and B. Kelly).

Course Development at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU):
  • BIOR 3003 – Soil and Water Concepts in Irrigation Engineering (3 credits).  A junior-level course offered in the Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) Department.

  • BIOR 3004 – Agricultural Watershed Hydrology (3 credits). A junior-level course offered in the BAE Department.

  • BIOR 4004 – Design of Irrigation Systems (3 credits). A senior-level course offered in the BAE Department.

  • BIOR 6004 – Design Concepts and Computer Applications in Irrigation Engineering (3 credits).  A graduate-level course offered in the BAE Department.

  • BIOR 6005 – Hydraulics of Pipe Networks (3 credits).  A graduate-level course offered in the BAE Department.

Developed Course Manuals at MSC:
  • AGSC 137: Agricultural Statistics Class Presentations and Handouts Manual. 2017.

  • Applied Hydraulics for Hydropower Generation (AGEN 151) Class Manual. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

  • Basics of Geospatial Technology and Analysis: Class Manual. 2014 and 2016 (manual used in both NATR 213 and NATR 216).

  • Computer Assisted and Photogrammetric Mapping: Course Manual. 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2013 (manual used in NATR 213).

  • Construction Surveying: Course Manual. 2002 and 2003.

  • Course Manual for Geospatial Technology Applications I & II (co-authors: W.S. Snyder and B. Kelly).  2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2016 (manual is used both RREN 420 and 421).

  • Fundamentals of Geospatial Systems: Class Presentations. 2014 and 2016 (manual used in RREN 303).

  • Introductory Exercises Using QGIS Desktop QGIS. 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (manual used in AGSC 132 and RREN 303).

  • Introductory Surveying Laboratory Manual (co-author: J. Cronn). 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015, and 2016 (manual used in both AGEN 135 and NATR 142). 

  • Introductory Surveying Lecture Manual. 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, and 2016 (manual used in both AGEN 135 and NATR 142). 

  • Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming. 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015 (manual used in AGSC 132).

  • QGIS Desktop Training Manual. 2015 and 2016. (manual was used to conduct 2-day GIS training based on QGIS).

  • Water Supply and Sanitation Class Manual. 2007, 2009, and 2010 (manual used in AGEN 120 – Water Supply and Sanitation).