Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to GIS (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS for Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GIS Data Management (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GIS (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS for Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Friday, September 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections

GIS data differs from other data types, primarily because it contains geographic coordinates descirbing the location of the data on the earth. Learn about geographic coordinate systems and map projections and how to work with them in ArcGIS.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Census Geographies

Learn about all the various geographic units at which the U.S. Census Bureau tabulates data and how to select the most suitable geographic unit based on your research needs and data availability.

 


Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GIS Data Management (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Tabular Data

Learn how to format tabular data, such as Excel and CSV files, for input into ArcGIS, as well as procedures for querying and mapping the data.


Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Demographic and Business Data Products and Sources

Learn about the numerous data products released by the U.S. Census Bureau, including topics and variables, release frequency and availability of the particular geographic units. The best online interfaces for accessing the particular data you need will also be covered.


Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections

GIS data differs from other data types, primarily because it contains geographic coordinates descirbing the location of the data on the earth. Learn about geographic coordinate systems and map projections and how to work with them in ArcGIS.


Friday, October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A