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TeachMeGIS curriculum, KCGIS Center instructor

Two-Day Class
15 hours
8:30am–5:00pm

Registration & fee required

Continuing education units (CEUs): 1.5

GISCI educational achievement points: 0.375

Pending approval, this class will be eligible for GI Bill education and training benefits.
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Location
King Street Center,
Computer Training Room

Overview

With fast processing, enhanced 3D capabilities, and a new intuitive interface, ArcGIS Pro promises a wealth of potential for experienced GIS users. This class is designed to help users get up and running in Pro as quickly as possible. Become familiar with the new project structure, understand the intuitive and dynamic interface structure, and learn how to do all of your favorite tasks in a whole new way. 

Audience

Those who are comfortable with ArcGIS Desktop and want to learn how to use ArcGIS Pro in order to incorporate it as part of their overall GIS arsenal. 

Topics Covered

Day 1
  • Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro
    • An overview of the ArcGIS platform and how ArcGIS Pro fits
    • Opening and navigating a project in the software
  • Starting Your Project
    • Create a project and add maps and data
    • Work with layers in the new environment of ribbons, panes, and views
  • Connecting to ArcGIS Online
    • Explore the relationship between ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
    • Learn how to share content between them
  • Working in 3D
    • Convert 2D maps to 3D maps
Day 2
  • Analysis and Geoprocessing
    • Organization and functionality of analysis tools in Pro
    • Geoprocessing and Network Analyst tools, ModelBuilder, Python, and raster functions
  • Managing and Editing Data
    • Editing environment and capabilities
    • Editing tab and the Create Features and Modify Features panes
  • Layouts
    • Compare layout capabilities in ArcGIS Pro with ArcMap
    • Create multiple layouts within a project, 3D map frames, and more
  • Sharing Workflows as Tasks
    • Document and share repeatable GIS workflows with tasks 

Prerequisites and Recommendations

Attendees should have knowledge of Microsoft Windows® and have a comfortable working knowledge of the use of ArcGIS Desktop, including the topics covered in both the Fundamentals of ArcGIS and Intermediate GIS Concepts classes.

What You Will Receive

  • 15 hours of instruction from a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT).
  • Use of a student PC while in class, with appropriate GIS software and access to training data.
  • A TeachMeGIS student workbook (to keep) which includes the lecture slides, exercises, and a DVD of the training data.
  • Upon completion, a signed completion certificate which will indicate the CEUs (1.5) and GISCI points (0.375) earned.
  • KCGIS Center’s 30 for 30 Support—30 minutes of one-on-one instructor phone within 30 days after class completion. This is our commitment to you to help ensure that you can apply your new GIS skills successfully.