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Geographic Technology Applications Center (GTAC)

Degree Programs

Workshops

Introduction to ArcGIS 10

This workshop teaches the basics of working with ArcGIS version 10. The workshop begins with a brief overview of GIS Technology and common applications in GIS. Topics presented and relevant exercises provide students the skill sets and knowledge for success in GIS Basics.

Major topics include:

  • Presentation of ArcMap ArcCatalog and Arc Toolbox
  • The major GIS data types and formats
  • GIS features and attributes
  • Data Frames and Layouts
  • Creating simple maps
  • Symbology and simple labeling to make your maps better
  • Basic map and attribute query

This workshop is highly interactive providing ample exercises for the students to explore and practice the concepts and functionality of the software.

Audience:

This workshop is intended for those new to GIS, who are looking for an effective way to get an understanding of the technology and a basic understanding of how to use GIS software to make basic maps and evaluate GIS data.