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GIS Basics

Duration: 2 Hours, 35 Minutes

 

About this Course

GIS allows people to visualize and analyze data to help solve spatial problems and make smarter decisions. In this course, learn the fundamental components and capabilities of GIS and discover how ArcGIS can help organizations address business needs.

Goals

1. Understand fundamental concepts that underline the use of a GIS.

2. Explain how ArcGIS enables organizations to address business needs.

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To complete exercises, you need the following:

ArcGIS Pro 2.4 (Basic).

ArcGIS Online.

ArcGIS Online Basics

Duration: 1 Hour, 55 Minutes

 

About this Course

ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based geographic information system used to map data, share content, and collaborate. This course will give you a foundation for working with ArcGIS Online. You will learn what ArcGIS Online is and the benefits that you and your organization can gain by using it.

Goals

1. Define basic ArcGIS Online terms.

2. Distinguish basic ArcGIS Online uses and capabilities.

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To complete exercises, you need the following:

ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Maps for Office Basics

Duration: 50 Minutes

 

About this Course

ArcGIS Maps for Office provides a fast, easy way to map your spreadsheet data for visualization and analysis. This introductory course provides an overview of ArcGIS Maps for Office’s capabilities and describes methods to help you prepare spreadsheet data for use in ArcGIS Maps for Office.

Goals

1. Explain the benefits of using ArcGIS Maps for Office to visualize and analyze data.

2. Prepare spreadsheet data for use in ArcGIS Maps for Office.

Suggested Skills

1. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required.

2. Some familiarity with ArcGIS Online is recommended but not required.

Software

To complete exercises, you need the following:

1. ArcGIS Online Organizational Account (Publisher role or equivalent).

2. ArcGIS Maps for Office 5.0.

ArcGIS Pro Basics

Duration: 50 Minutes

 

About this Course

ArcGIS Pro provides the tools to integrate, visualize, analyze, and share your data. This course introduces you to the powerful capabilities of ArcGIS Pro and how it can be used in your work.

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Getting Started with Data Management

Duration: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes

 

About this Course

High-quality GIS analysis requires high-quality GIS data. But what makes GIS data unique? Explore how GIS data is structured, stored, and accessed in this entry-level course.

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Getting Started with Mapping and Visualization

Duration: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

 

About this Course

Do you have information that you want to communicate in a map or other location-based information product? In this course you will explore 2D and 3D information products that you can create using ArcGIS. You will learn how to identify and choose the best information product for your audience and needs.

Concepts apply to ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online.

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Basic familiarity with the concept of GIS.

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Getting Started with Spatial Analysis

Duration: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

 

About this Course

Spatial analysis helps you to understand your world. Explore how the six categories of spatial analysis can help you answer geographic questions. Navigate these questions using the spatial analysis workflow and learn how to apply it to your own projects.

Exercises can be completed with either ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, or ArcGIS Online.

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GeoPlanner for ArcGIS: Evaluating Plans

Duration: 1 Hour

 

About this Course

Evaluate different designs to see how well they meet project goals. This course will get you started with using GeoPlanner for ArcGIS to compare scenarios against key performance indicators. You will learn how to use GeoPlanner for ArcGIS to share your design with ArcGIS Online stakeholders, and other decision makers.

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GeoPlanner for ArcGIS: Designing with Real-Time Feedback

Duration: 1 Hour

 

About this Course

GeoPlanner for ArcGIS allows you to evaluate how well your design meets the requirements of your project as you work. This course will get you started using tools to create a comprehensive data-driven plan to meet your design goals.

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Completion of GeoPlanner for ArcGIS: Exploring the Green Infrastructure in Your Study Area.

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GeoPlanner for ArcGIS: Exploring the Green Infrastructure in Your Study Area

Duration: 1 Hour

 

About this Course

Use GeoPlanner for ArcGIS to explore your study area in a different way. This course will get you started using GeoPlanner to consider green infrastructure in your design. You will learn how to use tools to enrich your green infrastructure assets for well-informed planning.

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Building the Foundation for Green Infrastructure Planning

Duration: 2 Hours

 

About this Course

Green infrastructure planning involves the identification and protection of intact habitat cores. This course will get you started with two green infrastructure apps. You will learn how to select and prioritize local habitat cores according to your project goals.

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Introduction to Green Infrastructure

Duration: 1 Hour

 

About this Course

Green infrastructure is a strategically planned and managed network of open spaces, natural lands, wildlife habitats, parks, and other assets. This course will get you started with one of three green infrastructure apps and teach you basic questions to consider when beginning the design process.

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Getting Started with GIS

Duration: 3 Hour, 30 Minutes

 

About this Course

A GIS helps people visualize and create information that can be used to make decisions and solve problems. Get an introduction to the basic components of a GIS. Learn fundamental concepts that underlie the use of a GIS with hands-on experience with maps and geographic data. This course uses ArcMap. Are you looking for an ArcGIS Pro version?

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Experience with Windows-based software for basic file management and browsing.

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Basics of JavaScript Web Apps

Duration: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

 

About this Course

Create web mapping apps to display geographic information. This course explores how to make basic web apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It also introduces how to build a web map app using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.

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Python for Everyone

Duration: 3 Hours, 30 Minutes

 

About this Course

Learn fundamental Python concepts and be introduced to the Python scripting environment in ArcGIS. Tips and techniques to help you master proper Python syntax, script flow, and error handling are presented.

Exercises can be completed with either ArcGIS Pro or ArcMap.

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Completion of ArcGIS 1: Introduction to GIS or equivalent knowledge.

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Teaching with GIS: Introduction to Using GIS in the Classroom

Duration: 4 Hours, 45 Minutes

 

About this Course

Technology is an excellent tool to engage students inside the classroom. This course presents strategies for integrating GIS to support instruction, discussion, and extended learning on any topic. Many practical ideas for GIS activities that enhance student learning and critical thinking skills are shared.

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A basic understanding of GIS concepts will be beneficial. Individuals who are new to GIS may want to review the information found in the free Getting Started with GIS course.

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Telling Stories with GIS Maps

Duration: 1 Hour

 

About this Course

Story maps combine GIS maps with text, photos, and sometimes video to present a topic as a web app. In this course, you will explore different kinds of story maps and learn to create your own.

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Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro

Duration: 5 Hours, 30 Minutes

 

About this Course

Learn the essential concepts you need to jumpstart your productivity with ArcGIS Pro. This course introduces the ribbon-style interface, project-based organization, key capabilities, and ArcGIS Pro terminology.

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Completion of ArcGIS 2: Essential Workflows or equivalent knowledge.

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Using GIS to Solve Problems

Duration: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

 

About this Course

GIS is used to explore patterns, answer questions, and solve problems about many different topics. In this course, you will learn a five-step process to solve a problem using GIS. In the exercises, you will apply each step while working with ArcGIS Online tools.

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Getting Information from a GIS Map

Duration: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

 

About this Course

GIS maps are interesting to look at, but they are more than just maps. GIS maps are windows into a database. Learn how to access the data connected to map features to answer questions about the real world.

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Exploring GIS Maps

Duration: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

 

About this Course

People have created maps for thousands of years. You have probably worked with maps since elementary school. A GIS map is a smart, interactive map. In this course, you will learn some basic GIS concepts and practice working with GIS maps on your own.

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Putting Your GIS Skills to Work

Duration: 1 Hour

About this Course

GIS is more than a fun tool to explore maps—it is an actual career. This course is intended to get you thinking about your future. Learn about where GIS professionals work, what they do, and how their educational choices prepare them for different types of jobs.

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Preparing for Esri Technical Certification

Duration: 2 Hours

About this Course

This web course and accompanying sample questions are designed to help you prepare for an Esri Technical Certification exam. Prospective candidates are encouraged to use this free course to help understand how to prepare for an exam, how to assess their knowledge and skills, and how to locate preparation resources.

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