[Libs-Or] New GIS Workshops - April - June
Gina Clemmer, New Urban Research
nur at urban-research.info
Tue Mar 29 17:50:00 PDT 2011
There are several new upcoming GIS workshops we wanted to get the word out about. See info below:
GIS Essentials™ Workshop - Live One Day Class
Upcoming cities: Tulsa (4/8/11), OKC*full (4/7/11), Atlanta (5/13/11), Chicago (6/10/11), Las Vegas(5/20/11), Denver (4/15/11), Sacramento (6/24/11)
This basic one-day workshop is designed to teach essential GIS (Geographic Information System) skills as indicated by a survey of 500 GIS professionals, as well as input from several thousand aspiring GIS practitioners. Staff from government agencies, non-profits and universities will find the workshop particularly relevant. Gina Clemmer, author of the book The GIS 20: Essential Skills published by ESRI Press, will teach these workshops.
Audience: Anyone interested in learning the essentials of ArcGIS 10.
Registration: $595 (Includes registration to class, continental breakfast, lunch and a copy of the book The GIS 20: Essential Skills)
More Info/Registration: http://www.nur-online.com
GIS Essentials™ Workshop - April Tele-Classes
These are a series of tele-classes taught on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout April 2011. Each student uses a toll-free number to phone into class. Student must have ArcGIS 10 setup on their desktop (or a sixty day trial version of the software can be arranged).
Audience : Anyone interested in learning the essentials of ArcGIS. Some familiarity with ArcGIS recommended, but not necessary.
Registration Fee: $1,000 (We cover twenty exercises over sixteen hours of instruction, meeting for eight class, two hours each)
Software: ArcGIS 10 (9.3.1 also available)
Dates/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays in April - 10 am - 12 pm PST (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST). First class is on April 4th. *Note: Recordings are available of all classes. It is not too late to register.
Materials for both classes
+ A copy of The GIS 20: Essential Skills by Gina Clemmer, will be provided in class and used as the primary text. The price of the book is included with the price of the registration. The GIS 20 is a focused workbook that demonstrates how to perform the most frequently utilized twenty essential GIS skills. The skills were indicated by 500 GIS practitioners through a survey, as well as through questions, projects and suggestions from 15,000 GIS students over the past decade. This book can be treated as a weekly self-assignment or an as-needed reference making it useful for the professional practitioner, the teacher and student. Each chapter offers clear steps, written in plain language, that illustrate exactly how to complete the presented essential skill exercise. In addition, the book helps beginners and non-native English speakers cut through technical jargon by using everyday language to explain the steps. If you are a GIS beginner, The GIS 20: Essential Skills will help you quickly master the most essential GIS skills in practice today.
+ ArcGIS (ArcView 10) software 60-day trial CD set (ordered in class).
What People Are Saying
University of Houston: "This was a fast-paced, excellent presentation. Well worth the time."
University of Texas, School of Public Health: "Excellent. The workshop was straightforward and very & digestible."
City of San Antonio: "This workshop provided good content, and the teaching style facilitated easy learning."
City of Round Rock, Texas: "Workshop was fast paced and taught efficiently on an easy to understand level."
New Urban Research, Inc. is a national social research organization specializing in quantitative and spatial community analysis.
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