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ArcGIS for Beginners: Mapping Urban Green Spaces
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ArcGIS for Beginners: Mapping Urban Green Spaces

Taught in English

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

90 minutes
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

What you'll learn

  • Familiarize yourself with the ArcOnline environment and become comfortable with importing new layers and analyzing table data. 

  • Understand how to perform basic aerial analyses and change the map symbology. Learn how to make a user-friendly map for potential clients. 

  • Apply the cumulative geospatial information into a tool for non-technical users. Become proficient in amplifying your map's information density.

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July 2024

Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

90 minutes
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. By the end of Task 1, you'll be able to navigate databases and understand how to find, export, and import geospatial data. 

  2. By the end of Task 2, you'll be able to use ArcGIS Online to perform aerial analyses from satellite data while navigating table data. 

  3. By the end of Task 3, you'll have the skills to change pop-ups and edit data to fit your specific needs.

  4. By the end of the practice task, you'll be proficient in utilizing government databases to import new layers and analyze table data within the ArcGIS Online environment. 

  5. By the end of Task 4, you'll know how to perform table joins in ArcGIS. You will understand the importance of joins the power of geospatial tools by transforming table data into a visualization.

  6. By the end of Task 5, you'll be able to finalize and share the map with an organization and expand your publishing capabilities.

  7. By the end of the cumulative task, you'll have applied all the skills acquired to create a functional, user-friendly map.

Recommended experience

1. Basic understanding of the definition of GIS

2. Knowledge of basic map elements like legends, symbols, and icons

3. ArcGIS Online Account 

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Instructor

Elizabeth Rosenbloom
Coursera Project Network
1 Course37 learners

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How you'll learn

  • Skill-based, hands-on learning

    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

  • Expert guidance

    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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