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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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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.


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 Mohamed A A H

Oct 15, 2017

Thanks to every body help us to finish this course

By George L P

Apr 15, 2020

Excellent teacher, great material, easy to follow

By Phoukhong P

Nov 16, 2018

Very well design of ArcGIS data and instructions!

By Akhilesh K

Apr 08, 2018

Best study material and presentation for Arc GIS

By Subhankar B

May 28, 2017

Excellent course. Learned fundamentals of ArcGIS.

By Sharon E T

May 29, 2016

Very good informative introductory class. Thanks!

By Terri L E

Mar 20, 2016

Excellent course with good lectures and examples.

By Taiwo A

Dec 26, 2019

Amazing course with lots of topics to learn from

By Pin W

Jul 19, 2017

You can master the basics of GIS in this course.

By Michiel J

May 09, 2017

Great introduction for GIS if you're a beginner.

By Cornelio B F

Apr 15, 2020

Instructions are clear and easy to follow along

By Priti R

Aug 30, 2018

Knowledgeable introductory course to learn GIS!

By 李云飞

Dec 23, 2017


By Mohamed S A R

Aug 06, 2017

excellent course i have learned too many things

By Jesús A A E

Sep 05, 2016

Excellent course. Thanks all for the oportunity

By Fatmaelzahraa E

May 18, 2020

Very good course to introduce you to GIS world

By Diana S

Jan 09, 2017

Thank you for all your time Dear Nick Santos!!

By Sk. F A

Apr 19, 2020

Great course. Everything is managed so nicely

By Ignacio R G

May 08, 2019

Great course to understand the basics of GIS.

By Tâmara J

Feb 03, 2019

I totally recommend!! This course is amazing!

By Carole A

Jul 31, 2017

Clear and organized! Absolutely recommend it.

By Md. M I

Jun 20, 2020

Really It was an amazing course I have done.

By Brenda A J

Jan 27, 2020

Interesting and very well taught. Thank you.

By vjvm

Mar 29, 2018

Very practical course and excellently taught

By Serhii S

Mar 02, 2018

Best course ever! Now fell in love with GIS)