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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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Nov 21, 2019

Muy buen curso. Explicado de forma fácil.

By Büşra Ç

Jan 31, 2019

This course is a perfect beginning of GIS

By Sayed S M

Oct 28, 2018

Great skills that all people should learn

By Richard C

Oct 13, 2017

This was a great hands-on course for GIS!

By Jared T

Jun 5, 2017

good course. looking forward to course 2.

By Andrea H

Jun 17, 2021

Great course to start learning about GIS

By Muhammad U

May 7, 2020

Excellent introductory course on ArcGIS.

By Henry R M

Dec 20, 2018

Excellent course for learning the basics

By Rasha E

Mar 24, 2018

Well explained , well guided Assignments


Aug 9, 2017

Excelente! El profesor explica muy bien!

By Yiran W

Jul 18, 2017

Easy to follow. Offers good information.

By Adhiraj K

May 19, 2020

Increased my knowledge about GIS world.

By H. R K R

Apr 19, 2020

Learnt the basics. Thank you very much.

By Bharat B K

Mar 30, 2020

It is very useful course for beginners.

By Ogochukwu O

Aug 24, 2019

Excellent course, I totally enjoyed it.

By Mohamed H A

Jul 25, 2019

it was really useful and understandable

By Walaa A

Jan 10, 2019

Wonderful course, I have learned a lot.

By Sharawi A

Aug 26, 2017

Excellent course, knowledge full course

By Danish R

Dec 3, 2016

Learnt a lot in the first course itself

By Eyyup S

May 19, 2016

The best one of the courses on Coursera

By Mathew A

Nov 29, 2020

Best learning experience I've ever had

By Ariel G T

Oct 27, 2020

gracias, es bueno aprender algo nuevo.

By Sanjit G

Sep 1, 2020

This course is very good for Beginners

By Maslah S

May 31, 2020

It's really interesting. Learnt a lot!

By Alex Z

May 24, 2020

Got me really interested in the field!