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Esri has launched a new initiative that offers free ArcGIS Online based classroom learning materials. The first collection, called the Earth Science GeoInquiry Collection, provides fifteen web-mapping lessons for middle school students. “Earth Science GeoInquiries provide a substantial change in the way we, as educators, use mapping and geographic analysis with […]
Iowa State University’s Extension and Outreach has over forty GIS TaskSheets available as PDFs for users to access. Each tasksheet offers step by step instructions on completing a specific geospatial task. The tasksheets cover a variety of GIS software products such as ArcGIS Explorer, QGIS, Google My Maps, and ArcGIS Online. […]
Getting starting in GIS? These GIS FAQs (frequently asked questions) can provide pointers to learning GIS, building a GIS career, finding a GIS job, and other topics involving cartography, geospatial technologies, and maps. Learning GIS Q. How do I start Learning GIS? A.There are many places and ways to start […]
GIS is a multi-faceted discipline built that incorporates a variety of technologies and concepts. To really understand the capabilities of GIS, it is important to learn cartography, spatial and statistical analysis, database management, and programming. Looking to get started in GIS? This GIS 101 page is the launch page for […]
Finding and choosing the right GIS educational program is critical to setting you on the right path towards a GIS career. Make sure you consider all your options before picking a GIS program to attend. Assess your own educational needs Make sure you pick the right educational pathway that fits […]
I have only taken one formal course in GIS; however, I consider myself a confident practitioner of the software and am constantly learning more despite not having access to a costly software licenses for ArcGIS or similar desktop software. In order to enhance my GIS skills while transitioning from a […]