Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

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.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Creating an Academic Poster with PowerPoint

An effective poster can get your main points across to as many people as possible. In this workshop, we will talk about the general guidelines on how to create an effective poster. In addition, there will be a hands-on practice on creating an academic poster in PowerPoint.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to Photoshop (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This introductory workshop will cover Photoshop basics. Participants will be able to:

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

DMC Equipment: Photography

This workshop will cover the basic operation of the following DMC photography equipment:

  • Canon T3i DSLR
  • Nikon D3300 DSLR
  • Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • Camera Flashes

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room

Introduction to Adobe InDesign: Creating a Portfolio (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe InDesign. Participants will learn to manage typography and graphics within InDesign. The topics to be covered are:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:30am to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Advanced InDesign (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This workshop will cover advanced InDesign techniques. Participants will be able to:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement 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.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Python for Beginners

This is a hands-on workshop that introduces you to Python, one of the most popular programming languages. It covers the basic concepts, conditional statements and loops, functions, etc. Students will begin coding by solving sample problems.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to Geoprocessing

Learn some of the most frequently used geoprocessing tools to highlight the spatial relationships between your datasets, including clip, buffer, dissolve and spatial join.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to GarageBand

This course will cover the basics of using GarageBand. We'll go over recording, using the built-in loops, importing sounds, and exporting a final product.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room