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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 Aaron P

Sep 9, 2018

Very Helpful in learning basics of ArcGIS teaching how to make functional maps.

By Deleted A

Dec 21, 2017

Very specific and intuitive course about fundamental of GIS. Highly recomanded.

By shivam j

Jul 10, 2017

Assignment should be tougher and quiz should contain some extra questions also.

By Mohammad S R

Apr 7, 2017

This course is very helpful. I learned a lot and many pros and corns of ArcGIS.

By Michael C

Jun 11, 2016

Such a great intro to GIS, I thoroughly enjoyed the course and would recommend.

By Abraham F

May 18, 2021

It gives us the foundation of GIS in a comfortable way, so it's easy to learn.

By Roes R L

Jan 26, 2021

The course is easy to understand with lots of examples and hands-on exercises.

By Melinda M

Sep 7, 2020

Easy to follow lectures and assignments. The course shows the basics of ArcGIS


Jun 23, 2020

Thank you very much, Corsera. Thanks to our customers. Thanks to my colleagues

By Ketan N

Jan 3, 2021

Nick is amazing instructor , the level of clarity and the content is perfect.

By Patria J P

Jun 28, 2020

Understood the concepts really well and learned new techniques in GIS mapping

By Erica L

Aug 25, 2019

Comprehensive, easy to follow and relatable. A very well put together course.

By Miriam G

Apr 14, 2019

Thorough and well-paced. The recommendations for extra work were also useful.

By Milena N

May 13, 2021

I really enjoyed this course. Nick is a great instructor, I learned so much!

By Gustavo M

Feb 19, 2021

Curso muito completo, me surpreendeu em relação ao conteúdo e a metodologia.

By uwimana s

Feb 1, 2021

It's so interesting it makes the whole GIs world a lot easier to understand.

By Nicolas R M E

Apr 27, 2020

It's fulfilled my expectations, very well organised and follows a clear path

By Felipe I B C

Apr 16, 2020

Excelent course to learn how to use some of the most common tools in ArcGIS.

By Nikolaos I

Sep 21, 2018

Excellent course for beginners who want to study the fundamentals of GIS !!!

By Bernie M

Aug 23, 2018

This was a great way to get started with GIS. I feel like I learned so much.

By Devin T

Jun 19, 2017

This course was well explained and I found very helpful to start into arcGIS

By Andrew M

Dec 27, 2016

Helpfull lectures and good assingments for learning the fundamentals of GIS.

By Tyler G

Mar 23, 2020

The foundation for GIS competency is set well with this course instruction.

By Dr. M S M

Feb 7, 2020

Excellent course to learn basic GIS tools and Analysis.

Thank you Very Much

By Garen T

Dec 11, 2019

This course is great for someone who doesn't have any experience with GIS!