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What you will learn

  • Create a GIS project proposal

  • Develop a hypothesis for a GIS-based question

  • Complete a data analysis in line with your project objectives

  • Interpret and explain the results you obtained in comparison to your original GIS question and/or hypothesis

Skills you will gain

Geographic Information System (GIS)Data AnalysisProjectMap AnalysisProject Management

Learner Career Outcomes

46%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 62 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Davis

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Course Overview and Milestone 1: Project Proposal

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 56 min), 7 readings
4 videos
Project Proposal Overview10m
Vector-Based Suitability Analysis (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)15m
Classifying Imagery and Derived Products (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)25m
7 readings
Course Project Overview15m
Getting Help in this Course5m
Milestone 1 Assignment Preview10m
Finding Project Ideas10m
Data Sources For Your Project10m
Example Project Proposal10m
Extra Practice: Make Your Project a Website10m
Week
2

Week 2

12 hours to complete

Milestone 1: Project Proposal Submission

12 hours to complete
Week
3

Week 3

14 hours to complete

Milestone 2: Planning Your Workflow

14 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 95 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
What is ModelBuilder? (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)12m
Creating Toolboxes and Tools with ModelBuilder (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)12m
Setting Up a Larger Model (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)12m
Using Interface Tools as Geoprocessing Tools in ModelBuilder (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)8m
Feature Layers and Selections in Models (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)10m
Branching, Preconditions, and Viewing Progress Interactively (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)14m
Polishing Models for Reuse (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)13m
Advanced Models and Exporting Models to Python (Review from Imagery, Automation, and Applications)6m
2 readings
Milestone 2 Assignment Preview10m
Extra Practice: Data Analysis10m
Week
4

Week 4

26 minutes to complete

Milestone 3: Data Analysis

26 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Milestone 3 Assignment Preview10m
Example Methods and Results Document10m

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