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ArcGIS: Introduction

Learn the Essential Concepts of GIS and How to Map in ArcGIS Pro

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: EG0914WB21

ArcGIS: Introduction Series

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Date & Time

April 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2021
4 Thursday evenings
6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT

In addition to the live online class sessions that will take place on the dates/times listed above, there will be online homework assignments and activities for students to complete in between the class sessions.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A PHOTO OF YOURSELF HOLDING YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID (passport, driver’s license, municipal, or county ID) BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE COURSE.

Description

Test out your GIS knowledge and skill with hands-on GIS software application! With a focus on layout and core functionality, this 12-hour online evening course offers an overview of basic GIS and spatial analysis concepts, spatial data types and searching for geographic data, ArcGIS Pro components, and an overview of the ArcGIS platform. Increase your ArcGIS Pro and GIS proficiency with practical, in-class exercises!

All participants in this course will receive access to the ArcGIS Pro software during the class and for one month following the conclusion of the course.

Featured Topics:

  • GIS History and Basic Concepts
  • ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS Platform
  • Spatial Data Types & Projections
  • Table Joins and Relates
  • Geodatabase Concepts
  • Thematic Maps and Cartography
  • Spatial & Attribute Queries
  • Basic Spatial Analysis & Geoprocessing
  • Publishing Data

Course Participants Appreciate:

  • Quick tips, short cuts
  • Hands-on exercises
  • General program operation
  • Repetition of using tools
  • Mapping and cartography
  • Looking at the data files
  • Getting a sense of software capabilities
  • Applications to transportation issues

To get the most out of this class, students should come with an understanding of the basic concepts of Geographic Information Systems.

Instructor

Christopher Klaube

Continuing Education Credits

In addition to 1.2 Rutgers CEUs, this ArcGIS software training course is approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP): 4 Technical CECs

NJ Professional Engineers: 12 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) credits

NYS Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors: 12 PDHs

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 8 Information Technology Contact Hours

NJ Licensed Water & Wastewater Operators: 10 TCHs (Approval #01-101902-30)

NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 12.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

The Wildlife Society: 12 CEUs

Fees
Early Registration Fee $895.00 Register on or before March 18, 2021 and save!
Multi-Course Registration Fee $795.00 Save when you register for this class and ArcGIS: Editing and Data Development!
Registration Fee $995.00 After March 18, 2021
Cancellation Fee $100.00  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online course will be delivered via Rutgers Canvas learning management system. Registrants will receive an email with a link to access the course and a document with tips on how to use Canvas prior to the course start date. A link will also be provided to access ArcGIS Pro through ArcGIS Online.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • Laptop or desktop computers are required for this class. Mac users must install a PC mirroring software, such as Bootcamp, to access ArcGIS Pro.
  • A microphone and speakers are not necessary as a call-in option is available.

IMPORTANT: A UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED FOR EACH REGISTRANT TO ACCESS OUR ONLINE COURSES

  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with anyone else.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used a shared email address, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required.

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Registration will close at midnight on April 6, 2021.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Suzanne Hills, 848-932-7234
Administrative Assistant: Sarah McCarthy, 848-932-7703