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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 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.

By Adhiraj K

May 19, 2020

Increased my knowledge about GIS world.

By H. R K R

Apr 19, 2020

Learnt the basics. Thank you very much.

By Bharat B K

Mar 30, 2020

It is very useful course for beginners.

By Ogochukwu O

Aug 24, 2019

Excellent course, I totally enjoyed it.

By Mohamed H A

Jul 25, 2019

it was really useful and understandable

By Walaa A

Jan 10, 2019

Wonderful course, I have learned a lot.

By Sharawe E A A

Aug 26, 2017

Excellent course, knowledge full course

By Danish R

Dec 03, 2016

Learnt a lot in the first course itself

By Eyyup S

May 19, 2016

The best one of the courses on Coursera

By Sanjit G

Sep 01, 2020

This course is very good for Beginners

By Maslah S

May 31, 2020

It's really interesting. Learnt a lot!

By Alex Z

May 24, 2020

Got me really interested in the field!

By Nowshin N

Apr 28, 2020

Was a bit difficult for beginner level

By Haseeb K

Jan 02, 2020

Best coarse to learn the Arcgis basics

By Denis P F

Oct 29, 2017

Very useful and enjoyable intro to GIS

By Haoyang C

Oct 05, 2020

Very helpful course for GIS beginner.

By Akayombokwa

Jul 29, 2020

it was very informative and practical

By Gangasani K R

May 17, 2020

Best course for the beginners on GIS.

By Lucas E

Nov 04, 2016

Fantastic. Would recommend to anyone.