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Introduction to GIS, Part 1

Learn how to navigate the ArcGIS Pro interface, understand the basics of map projections, and grasp essential map design principles. By the end of this session, you will have a solid foundation for further GIS exploration.

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Course Info

  • Duration 5 video lessons (45 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2024
  • 5.00
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    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 2 mins
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    2.
    Overview of GIS and ArcGIS Pro
    Chapter Duration 15 mins
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    Interface and Basic Navigation
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    Map Projections and Basic Map Design Principles
    Chapter Duration 17 mins
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    Resources
    Chapter Duration 1 min

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will: Gain an understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its significance. Familiarize yourself with the ArcGIS Pro interface and its key features. Explore the concept of map projections and their importance in GIS. Learn the basics of map design, including key principles for effective map creation. Develop the skills necessary to navigate ArcGIS Online and explore online browser-based GIS tools. Begin your GIS journey with a strong foundation for more advanced concepts.

Course Description

This course serves as the initial step into the world of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS Pro. It will introduce you to the fundamental concepts of GIS and provide an overview of ArcGIS Pro, a powerful GIS software tool. Throughout this course, you'll learn how to navigate the ArcGIS Pro interface, understand the basics of map projections, and grasp essential map design principles. By the end of this session, you will have a solid foundation for further GIS exploration.

Learn these skills

  • GIS
  • Mapping
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Site Analysis
  • ArcGIS

AICP CM

This course is approved for 0.75 AICP CM credit.

Meet Your Instructor

Sloan Campi

Sloan Campi

Sloan is an innovative and accomplished urban planner, environmental designer, and educator with over a decade of experience in the field. Known for expertise in utilizing data analysis to design sustainable solutions for urban environments, Sloan has navigated the complex landscapes of public and private entities to achieve long-term land-use and transportation goals.

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