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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 Muhammad J H

Aug 16, 2017

Excellent Piece of knowledge.

By Marcos G

Aug 12, 2016

I love the course. Thank you!

By Raiyan

May 07, 2020

Very helpful and interesting

By Rony B

Dec 08, 2019

excellent and helpful course

By Thiru S

Oct 06, 2019

Well structured and designed

By Andrew K

Feb 04, 2019

Great Course to get into GIS

By Ahmed M A A

Sep 27, 2018

thanks NTL , coursera , Esri

By Keleigh W

May 27, 2018

Great introduction to ArcGIS

By nimesh k

Jul 26, 2017

wonderfully designed course.

By niqiankuan

Apr 17, 2017

I feel good and learn a lot!

By Angelica B

Nov 02, 2016

is excellent!! great teacher

By prateek v

Oct 05, 2016

Its very nice course for gis

By Marco P

Sep 05, 2016

Great, I could apply most of

By Lesley D

Jul 25, 2016

Excellent overview of ArcGIS


Jul 28, 2020

Great course for starters..

By A. T M R H

May 11, 2020

Best course i ever enrolle.

By Holly B

Mar 22, 2019

I learned alot. Thank you.

By Abdelrahman M M

Mar 12, 2017

its the best course i taken

By Jessy L

Nov 22, 2016

Nick Santos is a dreamboat.

By Turlea O

Mar 05, 2016

This is a fantastic course!

By Yueheng Y

Jul 22, 2020

Helpful to GIS beginner ;)

By Kamal Z

Jul 20, 2020

Very useful and productive

By Md A R

Jun 15, 2020

Great things to begin GIS!

By Darian W

Nov 17, 2019

great examples and teacher

By Ahmed H A E A

Aug 18, 2017

graet course for essential