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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 Mauricio L F

Aug 13, 2016

Cómo estudiante no pude cordinarme al curso, por el contenido que manejaban

By Carlos R

Mar 01, 2018

Great introduction course, final exercise could've been more challenging.

By Cherie C

Sep 13, 2019

Very informative, detailed and well-organized course. Thank you NICK!!!

By Karel L H

May 24, 2020

I really like the link between theory and practicals. Really hands-on.

By Michael F

Jan 27, 2018

A nice ease-in to terminology and the general environment for users.

By Roland W

Nov 20, 2018

The lectures were presented in a very casual, enthusiastic manner.

By Ken B

Apr 30, 2016

The course was fantastic. I would of liked more or longer videos.

By Innocent T

Aug 16, 2018

Comprehensive content for a beginner like me. following so far

By Ken B

Jun 08, 2020

Well delivered course - good content and presentation.

By Harshit P

Apr 28, 2020

very good course for those who want to learn arcgis


Nov 12, 2018

This course is very useful for the beginners in Gis

By Yogesh J P

May 12, 2020

It was a very valuable and well thought out course

By Marcus B

Aug 08, 2016

Well constructed, excellent course. Learned a lot.

By gabriel v s r

Jun 03, 2020

muito bom, vídeos fáceis e exemplos eficientes

By Prasanga K

Nov 02, 2018

For a beginner like me the course helped a lot

By Arielle D

Sep 22, 2020

The Course is exceptional

I enjoyed very much

By Shresthanjan N

Sep 26, 2017

more assignments and help materials required

By abdallha n A

Jul 22, 2020

ممتاز جدا ولقد استفدت الكثير من هذه الدوره

By Tushar P

Mar 20, 2020

Great Course . Learnt about new courses .

By Erik S

Aug 15, 2016

Great introduction to GIS using ArcGIS

By Fernando N R

Jun 04, 2018

Good way to start learning about GIS

By Varun S

Dec 23, 2019

Nice, very good knowledge to gain!!

By Mohammad A

Aug 22, 2017

thank you for this wonderful course

By Lungu C

Sep 27, 2016

Great course for the beginners !

By Shikha C

Nov 22, 2018

Very nie course for beginners