Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

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 Pro environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcGIS Pro to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom

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, September 29, 2021 - 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 3, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 Pro environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcGIS Pro to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Monday, October 4, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom

Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections

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


Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

SimplyAnalytics: Exploring Demographic and Business Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps for future population projections and current business and consumer data.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom

Mapping Imagery

Learn how to line up images, such as aerial photographs, site plans and diagrams, with other spatial data in ArcGIS (georeferencing).

Topics:


Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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 Pro environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcGIS Pro to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Friday, October 8, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom

Social Explorer: Exploring Census Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps and presentations for all of the population census data from 1790 to present.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom

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 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom