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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 05, 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 28, 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 Serhii S

Mar 02, 2018

Best course ever! Now fell in love with GIS)

By Jesiree S

Aug 24, 2020

Thank you to the wonderful GIS instructors.

By Ean E

Apr 18, 2020

This was very well put together. Thank you!

By Carolina P

Feb 01, 2019

Perfect, the assigments complements perfect

By Emmanuel N A T

Jan 29, 2018

excellent course. very practical and useful

By Rosbeidy s

Jan 03, 2018

It is a excellent course. I will recommende

By Anais L

Jun 23, 2020

The professor is great and the course too.

By Emily H

May 19, 2020

Engaging, interesting, real world examples

By Abdelrahman A A

Dec 23, 2018

I have gained many skills from this course

By Anshu K

Sep 05, 2017

It is best course for beginners in ArcGIS.

By Aqeel N S

Jun 18, 2017

Such Amaizing course, and amaizing techer.

By Shwahibu M

Mar 31, 2017

Organised, Resourceful and Relevant course

By Sebastián G L S

Mar 10, 2017

Excellent course. I fell in love with GIS.

By Sagar M

May 02, 2020

it was a fantastic journey. thank you all

By Evan P

Mar 27, 2020

Highly recommend. This is a great course!


Nov 21, 2019

Muy buen curso. Explicado de forma fácil.

By Büşra Ç

Jan 31, 2019

This course is a perfect beginning of GIS

By Sayed S M

Oct 28, 2018

Great skills that all people should learn

By Richard C

Oct 13, 2017

This was a great hands-on course for GIS!

By Jared T

Jun 06, 2017

good course. looking forward to course 2.

By Muhammad U

May 07, 2020

Excellent introductory course on ArcGIS.

By Henry R M

Dec 20, 2018

Excellent course for learning the basics

By Rasha E

Mar 24, 2018

Well explained , well guided Assignments

By Julio C T R

Aug 09, 2017

Excelente! El profesor explica muy bien!

By Yiran W

Jul 18, 2017

Easy to follow. Offers good information.