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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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By Nai Z M

Apr 19, 2020

Really good and informative. I would highly recommend it for beginners

By Abdulrahman A M H

Mar 23, 2020

this is a great course and great experience , thanks you very much ...

By 지효진

Jan 14, 2020

very helpful. especially I learned a lot while doing final assignment.

By Serhan U

Mar 15, 2017

I really liked this course. I have learned good information. Thank you

By Wasif n k

Mar 31, 2016

This specialzation is amazing. the way they teach things is fantastic.

By Megan R

Nov 24, 2020

This class was very helpful and I am excited to take the next course.

By busi r

Sep 3, 2020

Great introductory module. Wonderful resources available for learning

By Fuad H

Apr 28, 2020

This is a great course.Well planned.Videos and assignments are great.

By yogita k

Apr 20, 2020

Excellent course to learn the basics of GIS and ArcGIS for beginners.

By Chris M

Aug 31, 2018

Excellent base for learning about GIS basics and a key industry tool.

By Saul O A

Mar 24, 2018

Excelente! Muy organizado y con conocimientos profundos del programa.

By David D

Feb 1, 2018

Excellent course. Well taught with good video and clear instructions.

By christopher v

Jul 1, 2017

This was a great introductory class to GIS. It was exactly what I nee

By Rich H

Aug 6, 2016

Good intro to the subject with projects that result in finished maps.

By Aldy N M G

Jul 15, 2020

me encantó la manera como explican y las tareas fueron de gran ayuda

By Ehshanur R

Jul 15, 2020

To be honest, I have learned a lot. Thank you Coursera, Nick Santos.

By Jimmy A D O

May 25, 2020

A great course to persons that want learn abour fundamentals of GIS!

By Yifan Q

May 10, 2020

the teacher is very patient , i have learned a lot from this course!

By kailash p

Nov 1, 2017

Excellent Nick Santos You are a very Great teacher Thank you so much

By Timothy B

Aug 5, 2017

Great starting off course for GIS! Can't wait to continue the series

By Thrudur H

Oct 7, 2016

Really good introduction to the basics of GIS and a great refresher.

By Alfonso R M

Mar 23, 2016

Great teacher, didactic assignments and easy to follow instructions.

By Jon C

Oct 29, 2020

Great introduction to the fundamentals of ArcGIS and ArcGIS Online.

By Yudi W

Nov 27, 2017

so great I have learned a lot and really have fun in the course~!!!

By Marianne R R

Aug 30, 2020

Such a wonderful course! This course made me love GIS even more :)