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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 James S

Apr 16, 2020

I would have liked a more in-depth description of how to go about performing spatial joins.

By Sidi I

Jul 28, 2021

Is it possible to correct the final exams for each course and send them to the students?

By Erick B

May 5, 2017

Awesome organisation for WEB-based learning that helps keeps one focussed and on track


May 7, 2020

I really enjoyed the course and its agenda and way of learning and learned a lot

By Sehubo A

Oct 5, 2016

Great hands-on exercises to boost understanding and develop required skills...

By Rheaa P

Aug 10, 2020

It gave good knowledge of the basics needed in GIS,different terms,tools etc.

By Mauricio L F

Aug 13, 2016

Cómo estudiante no pude cordinarme al curso, por el contenido que manejaban

By Carlos R

Mar 1, 2018

Great introduction course, final exercise could've been more challenging.

By Cherie C

Sep 13, 2019

Very informative, detailed and well-organized course. Thank you NICK!!!

By Karel H

May 23, 2020

I really like the link between theory and practicals. Really hands-on.

By Michael F

Jan 27, 2018

A nice ease-in to terminology and the general environment for users.

By Carlina G

Apr 20, 2021

Very informative and easy to follow. Great introduction to ArcGIS!

By Roland W

Nov 20, 2018

The lectures were presented in a very casual, enthusiastic manner.

By Ken B

Apr 30, 2016

The course was fantastic. I would of liked more or longer videos.

By Caterina B

Dec 4, 2020

Very good instructor, amazing tutorials and nice final project.

By Innocent T

Aug 16, 2018

Comprehensive content for a beginner like me. following so far

By Ken B

Jun 8, 2020

Well delivered course - good content and presentation.


Apr 28, 2020

very good course for those who want to learn arcgis


Nov 12, 2018

This course is very useful for the beginners in Gis

By Yogesh J P

May 12, 2020

It was a very valuable and well thought out course

By Marcus B

Aug 8, 2016

Well constructed, excellent course. Learned a lot.

By Wasswa A T

Feb 19, 2021

Course is educative and provides hands on skills

By gabriel v s r

Jun 3, 2020

muito bom, vídeos fáceis e exemplos eficientes

By Prasanga K

Nov 2, 2018

For a beginner like me the course helped a lot

By Arielle D

Sep 22, 2020

The Course is exceptional

I enjoyed very much