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Skills you will gain

MapGeographic Information System (GIS)CartographyMap Projection

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23%

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Beginner Level
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

12 minutes to complete

Getting Started

12 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading
1 video
1 reading
Let's Make A Map10m
3 hours to complete

The Changing Nature of Place

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 16 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Lesson 1 - Lecture 210m
5 readings
The Geospatial Revolution10m
The Changing Nature of Place10m
What Is Geography?10m
Geospatial Revolution Video10m
Lesson 1 Mapping Activity1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Spatial is Special

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Lesson 2 - Lecture 27m
6 readings
Spatial is Special10m
Thinking like a Geographer10m
Spatial Relationships10m
Scale and Time10m
Geospatial Revolution Video20m
Lesson 2 Mapping Activity1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Understanding Spatial Data

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 12 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Lesson 3 - Lecture 25m
6 readings
Spatial Data10m
The Earth from Above10m
Who Makes Spatial Data?10m
Describing Spatial Data10m
Lesson 3 Mapping Activity1h 30m
Geospatial Revolution Video10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Doing Spatial Analysis

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 12 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Lesson 4 - Lecture 26m
5 readings
Analysis Pitfalls10m
Spatial Analysis10m
Normalization10m
Geospatial Revolution Video10m
Lesson 4 Mapping Activity1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 4 Quiz30m

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