Learn how advances in geospatial technology and analytical methods have changed how we do everything, and discover how to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest tools.
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from the first week it introduces the student to the subject it breaks the ice between the student and the subject.If you want to start this is the perfect place for you.
This was a great introductory class to geospatial thinking. I really like how the class is set up, the content is easy to digest and explained in an exciting manner.
This was a great course and intro to geospatial data and mapping. Lots of theory was taught, while the hand on activities were most valuable. Recommended.
This course has shown that it's possible do so many things in the webGIS workspace. There area some free tools that can help us in simple maps.
Great course , completely covers all the fundamentals and provides interesting insights properly. Recommended to all geospatial enthusiasts.
Great introduction to GIS, and geospacial concepts. I would definitely recommend it to someone trying to get a feeling for what GIS is.
If you like cheesy jokes, he's your man. Good short intro to GIS with some interesting examples and hands on with ArcGIS online
Very interesting course and has a workable timetable with a worthwhile end project which cements the knowledge and learning.
Is a very important course that illustrates Geospatial RevolutionIt also shows important facts about maps
its change my old style work now i am working with advance way after complete this coursera.Regards
Very good Basic course for GIS\n\ngood information, good ordering of material\n\nI advice to enroll
So amazing!! Would 100% recommend for anyone with an interest in Geography and Geospatial analysis.
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Do I need to purchase any special software for this class?
Nope - you'll be using free WebGIS services in this course. No large downloads or software purchases are required to participate in this class.
What sort of computer works best for this class?
Most people will be fine to take this class with a laptop or desktop computer that has a contemporary web browser. Some have been successful completing the lab exercises in this class using phones/tablets, but the mapping assignments are not designed to be completed on mobile platforms at this time.