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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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May 16, 2021

GREAT COURSE TO JUMPSTART FOR ANY NEW LEARNERS IN THE FIELD OF GIS. It is extremely helpful to learn the basics & the projects help any new learners to understand what kind of work is done in ArcGIS.


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

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By Ahmed G

May 13, 2022

ممتاز جدا يرجي ارسال الشهادة

By Allyson D d L

Apr 23, 2022

Amazing introductory course.

By Shehbaz K

Dec 8, 2020

Brilliantly explained course

By Raiyan

May 7, 2020

Very helpful and interesting

By Rony B

Dec 8, 2019

excellent and helpful course

By Thiru S

Oct 6, 2019

Well structured and designed

By Andrew K

Feb 4, 2019

Great Course to get into GIS

By Ahmed M A A

Sep 27, 2018

thanks NTL , coursera , Esri

By Keleigh W

May 27, 2018

Great introduction to ArcGIS

By Nimesh K

Jul 26, 2017

wonderfully designed course.

By niqiankuan

Apr 17, 2017

I feel good and learn a lot!

By Angelica B

Nov 1, 2016

is excellent!! great teacher

By Prateek V

Oct 5, 2016

Its very nice course for gis

By Marco P

Sep 4, 2016

Great, I could apply most of

By Lesley D

Jul 25, 2016

Excellent overview of ArcGIS


Jul 28, 2020

Great course for starters..

By A. T M R H

May 10, 2020

Best course i ever enrolle.

By Holly B

Mar 22, 2019

I learned alot. Thank you.

By Abdelrahman M M

Mar 12, 2017

its the best course i taken

By Jessy L

Nov 22, 2016

Nick Santos is a dreamboat.

By Turlea O

Mar 5, 2016

This is a fantastic course!

By Rubab A

Apr 9, 2022

Great course, learned alot

By Muhannad B M

Jul 19, 2021

The course was very useful

By Jessica J C B

Nov 7, 2020

It was an awesome course!!

By aziri d e

Sep 24, 2020