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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 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 Victor V

Mar 29, 2018

Very practical course and excellently taught

By Serhii S

Mar 2, 2018

Best course ever! Now fell in love with GIS)

By Abdirahman D m

Dec 10, 2020

The course was well-explained,well-prepared

By Jesiree S

Aug 24, 2020

Thank you to the wonderful GIS instructors.

By Ean E

Apr 18, 2020

This was very well put together. Thank you!

By Carolina P P M

Feb 1, 2019

Perfect, the assigments complements perfect

By Emmanuel N A T

Jan 29, 2018

excellent course. very practical and useful

By Rosbeidy s

Jan 2, 2018

It is a excellent course. I will recommende

By Maximiliano A

Jul 17, 2021

Excelente curso para iniciarse en Arc Gis.

By Theresia B

Mar 20, 2021

very challenging both assignments and quiz

By Diego R

Dec 28, 2020

Very interactive, complete and transversal


Jun 23, 2020

The professor is great and the course too.

By Emily H

May 19, 2020

Engaging, interesting, real world examples

By Abdelrahman A A

Dec 23, 2018

I have gained many skills from this course

By Anshu K

Sep 5, 2017

It is best course for beginners in ArcGIS.

By Aqeel N S

Jun 18, 2017

Such Amaizing course, and amaizing techer.

By Shwahibu M

Mar 31, 2017

Organised, Resourceful and Relevant course

By Sebastián G L S

Mar 10, 2017

Excellent course. I fell in love with GIS.

By Mahmud H M

Oct 22, 2020

An excellent course from the instructor!!

By Sagar M

May 2, 2020

it was a fantastic journey. thank you all

By Evan P

Mar 27, 2020

Highly recommend. This is a great course!


Nov 21, 2019

Muy buen curso. Explicado de forma fácil.