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About the Course

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules: Week 1: Learn how GIS grew from paper maps to the globally integrated electronic software packages of today. You will install ArcGIS on your computer and learn how to use online help to answer technical questions. Week 2: Open up ArcGIS and explore data using ArcMap. Learn the foundational concepts of GIS, how to analyze data, and make your first map. Week 3: Make your own maps! Symbolize data and create an eye-catching final product. Week 4: Share your data and maps and learn to store and organize your data. Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program. Students who need an ArcGIS license will receive a non-commercial, 1 year student license for participation in this course and specialization....

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Oct 4, 2020

I finished the course, I do not know why it indicates to me as if I had not finished\n\nI would like answer, please. My email:\n\nWhy don't answer me?\n\nRegards\n\nVictor Ramon

Dec 27, 2018

the content is awesome. i would recommend it to those who need to have some basic knowledge of GIS. it's very easy to learn the ArcGIS because of the instructions and demos given by the instructor.

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Apr 4, 2019

very good explanation by Nick Santos. Also major topics are covered in this course

By Roy H

Feb 14, 2019

Wonderful course. Highly recommended for anyone seeking fundamental GIS knowledge!

By Solomon

Jan 10, 2018

This course is great for anybody who wants to know and understand the world of GIS

By Robyn K

Sep 20, 2017

The concepts and practical steps are very well explained. Great intro into ArcGIS.


May 21, 2016

very good and hight quality video , more exemple step by step i like this cousre

By Zahid A K

Apr 20, 2016

A very good starting point with great teaching style. The assignments were helpful

By Lucia M

Jan 3, 2021

Muy completo. Es fácil seguir los videos y se aprende mucho sobre ArcGIS desde 0.

By Remon A M

Jun 10, 2020

If you are a beginner, don't think twice. Just enroll in the course and start it.

By Jess

Jan 1, 2020

Easy to follow. Highly recommend to beginner who has no prior knowledge about GIS

By Maksim C

Dec 1, 2019

Good intraduction course. Recomending it to those who want to start in GIS field.

By Wilson F A P

Jul 23, 2019

Curso bastante bueno, bien explicado el material y los ejercicios, lo recomiendo!

By Andrew R

Dec 31, 2017

Great introduction to GIS. Engaging and full of useful information and exercises.

By Mario S P G

Oct 28, 2017

Awesome course that give a good, understandable and practical introduction to GIS

By Anoop R S

Dec 17, 2020

Excellent and fluent design of course!!. It has certainly boosted my confidence.

By Light

Feb 23, 2020

I strongly recommend this course. It's a powerfull leader toward GIS's Universe.

By Fransen J

Jan 6, 2020

A good course to start familiarizing with Arc-GIS. Nick (the professor) is good.

By islam t

Mar 16, 2019

it's very useful for the one who want to began his own career in the GIS Science


Oct 5, 2017

I recommended everyone which first step or professionals for follow this courses

By Kylee K

Jun 22, 2020

Informative and accessible, even for those with very little computer expertise.

By V S S S C

Apr 30, 2020

This creates a good platform to revise my concept about the fundamentals of GIS

By Flavio V

Apr 7, 2020

Best course for a beginner, detailed information and the best support. Loved it

By Simon R C

Feb 3, 2020

I loved it. It's a complete basic course, well explained. I highly recommend it

By Aaron P

Sep 9, 2018

Very Helpful in learning basics of ArcGIS teaching how to make functional maps.

By Deleted A

Dec 21, 2017

Very specific and intuitive course about fundamental of GIS. Highly recomanded.

By shivam j

Jul 10, 2017

Assignment should be tougher and quiz should contain some extra questions also.