CartoGIS Training

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Please note: training is for ANU staff, HDR students, and Postgraduate students only.

Introduction to ArcGIS Pro (GIS400)

Learn to make simple maps with ArcGIS Pro software.

What: This course comprises 6 x 2.5-hour self-paced modules that teach core concepts and skills for map creation. In this course, you will learn core geographic information system (GIS) mapping skills, including how to create simple, static (non-interactive) maps for books and journal articles.

The course includes a series of online lectures, quizzes, readings and practical labs, which focus on producing maps in Esri's ArcGIS Pro software.

When: This course can be completed at your own pace.

Software requirements: ArcGIS Pro.

Please email the CartoGIS Services team to request enrolment in this course.

 

Introduction to GIS Analysis for Research (GIS401)

Introduction to core spatial skills for humanities research.

What: This course comprises 4 x 2-hour modules that introduce a range of core analytic and spatial skills for humanities research. On completion of this course, you will be able to assess proximity; count the number of features in an area; summarise and map census data; and use network analysis to calculate distances along roads.

When: In person lab sessions will run Thursday 30 May and 6, 13 and 20 June 2024, 10am – 12pm. Venue: Chifley Flex labs 1 and 2

Participation in all four of these sessions is required for this course.

Prerequisites: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro (GIS400) or prior GIS experience.

Software requirements: ArcGIS Pro.

Please register your enrolment through Libcal (registrations open 15 March 2024).

 

Introduction to Story Maps (GIS103)

Learn to use Story Maps, an easy-to-use story telling tool which allows you to weave a compelling narrative and share it with your audience. This training does not require knowledge or use of GIS software.

What: Over 4 x 2-hour sessions, you will use well-designed layouts to develop a Story Map based on your own research. You will explore the potential of Story Maps for research communication, design and assemble your story; use Express Maps to provide spatial context for your research; and learn to promote your Story Map once it is created. This will give you an effective and visually appealing way to communicate your research impact to governments, funding agencies, and the public.

When: lab sessions will run 7, 14, 21, and 28 March, 2024.

Participation in all four of these sessions is required for this course.

Software requirements: Web browser*.

Please register your enrolment through Libcal (registrations open 8 February 2024).

 

Web Mapping in ArcGIS Online (GIS104)

Web Mapping in ArcGIS Online explores the fundamentals of Esri’s ArcGIS Online application and teaches participants how to generate well-designed web-maps to effectively reveal patterns, convey their research, and engage with an online audience. 

What: Learn to generate well-designed web-maps to effectively reveal patterns, convey their research, and engage with an online audience. 

When: Intensive onsite two-day course, 10 and 11 April, 2024.

Software requirements: Web browser*.

Please register your enrolment through Libcal (registrations open 13 March 2024).

 

*The latest version of Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox.