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Sunday, November 09, 2008

ArcGIS I Course Offered at Florida Community College's Technology Institute of the South

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 gethridg@fccj.edu

Course Overview:

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