About this Course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Geographic Information System (GIS)CartographyEsriMappingSpatial Analysis

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Story Maps

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4 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Introduction to story maps9m
Building your first story map18m
Adding pop-ups to a story map6m
1 reading
Get started on your story map now10m
2 practice exercises
GIS Software needed for this course5m
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Data Discovery and Project Proposal

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1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Advice and guidelines for writing your proposal20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Data Acquisition and Preparation

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18 videos (Total 160 min)
18 videos
Data dictionary5m
The importance of metadata4m
Viewing and editing metadata in ArcMap4m
Downloading and using GIS data18m
Adding x,y data from a table11m
Clipping a feature class4m
Merging feature classes5m
Interactive selection in ArcMap6m
Select by attribute15m
Queries and Venn diagrams11m
Select by location2m
Select by attribute and location in ArcMap7m
Mixing attribute and location queries1m
Reclassification and aggregation11m
Joining tables15m
Working with tables in ArcMap12m
Field calculations in tables11m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Spatial Analysis

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17 videos (Total 162 min)
17 videos
Vector intersection and union8m
Constraint analysis6m
Areal interpolation7m
Spatial join8m
ArcToolbox introduction9m
Raster zones and regions13m
Raster mask and NoData cells9m
Local raster operators7m
Focal raster operators14m
Zonal raster operators6m
Global raster operators13m
Raster weighted overlay10m
Mosaic and aggregate tools4m
What is geoprocessing?6m
ModelBuilder example9m
Getting started with ModelBuilder7m

Instructor

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Don Boyes

Professor, Teaching Stream
Geography and Planning

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About the GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis Specialization

This Specialization is for those new to mapping and GIS, as well as anyone looking to gain a better understanding of how it all works and why. You will learn practical skills that can be applied to your own work using cutting-edge software created by Esri Inc., the world's leading GIS company and our industry partner....
GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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