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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 Konstantinos N

Sep 04, 2016

Very good course. It will help you to learn the basics of GIS from scratch

By Manisha T

May 12, 2020

Highly recommend this course for the people who are planning to study GIS

By Amy T

Jan 27, 2020

great intro! I feel confident working with basic functions of arcmap now.

By Prabuddha D B

Jul 18, 2017

it will give you in depth insight into the fundamentals on GIS and ArcGIS

By Phani M V

May 08, 2020

The course is very clear and the assignments are very helpful! Thank you

By Jubraeel S

Jan 09, 2020

A Great Course, But I hope If Grading Process Is Done By the Instructor.

By Andrew C

May 22, 2020

The format of the course and videos were very helpful. I learned a lot.

By Will G

Mar 16, 2019

Great into to GIS. I learned a lot and the material was well presented.

By Simon D

Mar 18, 2018

Really good for the complete novice like me. Thanks for a great course.

By Amy C E

Apr 26, 2016

Well explained, informative and enjoyable - a great introduction to GIS

By Muhibu

Sep 10, 2020

I appreciate the program, instructor was cool and well understandable.

By Nai Z M

Apr 20, 2020

Really good and informative. I would highly recommend it for beginners

By Abdulrahman A M H

Mar 24, 2020

this is a great course and great experience , thanks you very much ...

By 지효진

Jan 14, 2020

very helpful. especially I learned a lot while doing final assignment.

By Serhan U

Mar 15, 2017

I really liked this course. I have learned good information. Thank you

By Wasif n k

Mar 31, 2016

This specialzation is amazing. the way they teach things is fantastic.

By busi r

Sep 03, 2020

Great introductory module. Wonderful resources available for learning

By Fuad H

Apr 28, 2020

This is a great course.Well planned.Videos and assignments are great.

By yogita k

Apr 20, 2020

Excellent course to learn the basics of GIS and ArcGIS for beginners.

By Chris M

Aug 31, 2018

Excellent base for learning about GIS basics and a key industry tool.

By Saul O A

Mar 24, 2018

Excelente! Muy organizado y con conocimientos profundos del programa.

By David D

Feb 02, 2018

Excellent course. Well taught with good video and clear instructions.

By christopher v

Jul 01, 2017

This was a great introductory class to GIS. It was exactly what I nee

By Rich H

Aug 06, 2016

Good intro to the subject with projects that result in finished maps.

By Aldy N M G

Jul 16, 2020

me encantó la manera como explican y las tareas fueron de gran ayuda