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Esri Virtual Campus Courses

Esri E-Learning (Virtual Campus) includes self-paced courses, seminars, videos, and other resources covering a wide variety of GIS and ArcGIS topics.

The Harvard affiliate will have unlimited access to free self-paced e-learning on:

Fall 2017 Higher Ed Planning Guide to Esri E-Learning

This guide is an aid for educators who want to use Esri web-based offerings as part of their owncollege or university courses. Listed offerings are available as of late July 2017.Full course descriptions for the recommended training offerings outlined below can be found at thelinks provided. All offerings listed are web courses unless noted otherwise. The complete Esri Training course catalog can be found here: www.esri.com/coursecatalog. The information provided in thisguide is subject to change without notice.

Esri User Conference 2017 Video Recording (HarvardKey Required)

Esri User Conference 2017 video recording available for online streaming (for Harvard users only).

Esri UC 2015 Technical Workshop Recordings

Esri UC 2015 Technical Workshop video recordings are now available online.  But we have only one concurrent license for Harvard users.

Esri Free Online Course - Go Places with Spatial Analysis

Date  September 1, 2015 - 9:00am

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is for people who know something about data analysis and want to learn about the special capabilities of spatial data analysis. Spatial analysis focuses on location to gain a deeper understanding of data.

How to Select the Best Imagery for Your Remote Sensing Project

Do you need to understand how to choose a remote sensing approach for your work? This webinar will prepare you to select the best imagery to meet the needs and objectives of your next project. Advantages and disadvantages of digital vs. analog imagery will be discussed. The characteristics common to all imagery will be presented, defined, and examples provided. The final selection of the best imagery is always determined by balancing these characteristics with cost. The webinar will conclude with a discussion of these tradeoffs and costs of imagery. Russ Congalton of UNH Presents.

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution (Penn State online course)

Date  March 25, 2015 - 9:00am to May 6, 2015 - 12:00am

Penn State's innovative 5-week course, available online for free.

This course brings together core concepts in cartography, geographic information systems, and spatial thinking with real-world examples to provide the fundamentals necessary to engage with Geography beyond the surface-level. Explore what makes spatial information special, how spatial data is created, how spatial analysis is conducted, and how to design maps so that they’re effective at telling the stories. 

https://www.coursera.org/course/maps

Penn State Open Educational Resourses

Penn State offers substantial portions of free online GIS related courses in their Derpartment of Geography. These resources are available for reuse by teachers and learners worldwide who do not intend to apply for admission, register for classes, or pursue a certificate or degree at Penn State. The resources are freely available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license. Please see the License section for more information.

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