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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....

Top reviews

BJ

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.

JA

May 04, 2020

Muy buen curso, me sirvió mucho, aprendí demasiado sobre las cosas básicas y el profesor es muy bueno !! Super recomendado si no saben nada de GIS y están empezando a comprender las herramientas

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By Abdellaoui

Mar 27, 2016

Thank you for providing such quality courses, simple and great explanation Nick !! :D

By Sheeba K

Mar 31, 2019

A good course on GIS for an absolute beginner. First step to enter the world of GIS.

By Kalle M S

Jan 21, 2018

its a good start for those interested in GIS and a free one year software for arcmap

By Leydi R

Aug 07, 2016

Excellent course. Explanations and assignments were very clear, complete and useful.

By Maria K

Feb 28, 2016

It is very interesting course, everything understandable. Nick is excellent teacher.

By Hernan L N C

Apr 03, 2019

Muy completo y además brinda las herramientas necesarias para poderlo llevar acabo.

By Robert G

Mar 17, 2019

Very informative. A great overview of mapping tools, GIS data, and ArcGIS software.

By SCOTT A

Jan 03, 2018

Class was very good. I loved how conversational and informative the instructor was.

By Leandro S

Sep 09, 2017

Great course to start using GIS, full of useful inputs on how to thinks about data.

By garima s

May 24, 2020

The course was very basic and conceptual.Nice and thanks to UC Davis and Coursera.

By DHARMKUMAR S

Apr 04, 2019

very good explanation by Nick Santos. Also major topics are covered in this course

By Roy H

Feb 14, 2019

Wonderful course. Highly recommended for anyone seeking fundamental GIS knowledge!

By Solomon

Jan 10, 2018

This course is great for anybody who wants to know and understand the world of GIS

By Robyn K

Sep 21, 2017

The concepts and practical steps are very well explained. Great intro into ArcGIS.

By TAHIROU C D

May 21, 2016

very good and hight quality video , more exemple step by step i like this cousre

By Zahid K

Apr 20, 2016

A very good starting point with great teaching style. The assignments were helpful

By Remon A

Jun 10, 2020

If you are a beginner, don't think twice. Just enroll in the course and start it.

By Jess

Jan 02, 2020

Easy to follow. Highly recommend to beginner who has no prior knowledge about GIS

By Maksim C

Dec 01, 2019

Good intraduction course. Recomending it to those who want to start in GIS field.

By Wilson F A P

Jul 23, 2019

Curso bastante bueno, bien explicado el material y los ejercicios, lo recomiendo!

By Andrew R

Dec 31, 2017

Great introduction to GIS. Engaging and full of useful information and exercises.

By Mario S P G

Oct 29, 2017

Awesome course that give a good, understandable and practical introduction to GIS

By Light

Feb 23, 2020

I strongly recommend this course. It's a powerfull leader toward GIS's Universe.

By Fransen J

Jan 06, 2020

A good course to start familiarizing with Arc-GIS. Nick (the professor) is good.

By islam t

Mar 16, 2019

it's very useful for the one who want to began his own career in the GIS Science