Sunday, November 09, 2008
The Florida Community College's Technology Institute of the South will be offering a 16 hour "Introduction to Arc GIS I" course in downtown Jacksonville. The institute is located at 601 West State Street in Jacksonville, FL.
Dates: December 11th - 12th, 2008 (Thursday, Friday)
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
This is an ESRI authorized course and is taught by an ESRI authorized instructor. Students will receive a certificate from ESRI upon completion of the course.
For more information and to register please contact Gwendolyn Ethridg at (904) 632-5059 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to ArcGIS I - Two days
This course is for those who are new to ArcGIS and new to geographic information systems in general.
Prerequisites and recommendations
Participants should know how to use windowing software. This course provides the fundamental ArcGIS knowledge and experience needed to enroll in Introduction to ArcGIS II.
· Display feature and tabular data
· Work with georeferenced spatial data
· Query features using logical expressions
· Find features using spatial relationships
· Edit spatial and attribute data
· Associate tables with joins and relates
· Produce maps, reports, and graphs
ArcGIS overview: Capabilities and applications
Interacting with the interface
Basic display Spatial data concepts: Representing spatial data and descriptive information
ArcGIS data model: Geodatabases, Shapefiles, Coverages, Feature types, Attributes
GIS software: Components, Functions, Applications
Spatial coordinate systems and map projections: Georeferencing data
What map projections are
How ArcMap works with map projections
Querying data: Selecting and identifying features
Creating reports and graphs
Map displays: Creating, Symbolizing, Scaling, Adding map elements