Smith College Spatial Analysis Lab

Smith Resources

SELF-PACED LEARNING

Esri Training

MOOCs

WORKSHOPS

Workshop Series

Crowdsource Mapping Spring 2020
Part 1: Designing & Collecting Data with Survey123 Part 1 tutorial Part 1 recording
Part 2: Creating a Web Map from Survey123 Part 2 tutorial Part 2 recording
Part 3: Styling a Web Map Part 3 tutorial Part 3 recording
Part 4: Incorporating an Interactive Map in a StoryMap or Web App Part 4 tutorial Part 4 recording
Related links:

- Q&A

- COVID-19 related mapping resources

 

Maps that Engage & Promote Change Spring 2018
Related links:

- detailed agenda

- resources on critical cartography, design thinking & mapping

SELF-PACED LEARNING

Esri Training

You can browse and take Esri Training lessons with an ArcGIS Online account (how to sign in). We also tailored the following learning paths that reflect essential GIS skills from classes in Environmental Science & Policy, Landscape Studies, Geosciences, Botanic Gardens, or Engineering. 

Plan URL Platform Approximate Hours Module Details Prerequisite
Basic GIS Training Link ArcMap 14 - Getting Started with GIS

- Basics of Geographic Coordinate Systems

- Basics of Map Projections

- Getting Started with ArcMap

- Map Design Fundamentals

- Getting Started with Spatial Analysis

None
Basic GIS Training introduces important concepts in GIS and cartography, and uses hands-on exercises in ArcMap. You don't need prior knowledge to take this path. 
Editing & Managing Spatial Data Link ArcMap 9 - Getting Started with ArcMap

- Finding Geographic Data in ArcGIS

- Getting Started with Data Management

- Creating & Editing Metadata in ArcGIS

Basic to intermediate familiarity with ArcMap
The Editing & Managing Spatial Data path focuses on finding and transforming spatial data and metadata. Best suited for those who have basic familiarity with ArcMap and spatial data.
Data Collection with Survey123 & Collector  Link ArcMap, ArcGIS Online, Survey123, Collector 20 - Field Data Collection & Management Using ArcGIS

- Survey123 for ArcGIS: Get Started with Online Surveys

- Survey123 for ArcGIS: Author a Survey on the Web

- Collector for ArcGIS: An Introduction

- Collector for ArcGIS: High Accuracy Data Collection

Basic to intermediate familiarity with ArcMap, ArcGIS Online, Survey123, Collector
For those who want to use Survey123 or Collector to do field data collection. Helps to be flexible between the platforms and familiarity with data collection.
ArcGIS Pro Fundamentals & More Link ArcGIS Pro 24 - ArcGIS Pro Basics

- Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro

- ArcGIS Pro Terminology Guide

- Managing Map Layers in ArcGIS Pro

- Displaying Data in ArcGIS Pro

- Querying Data in ArcGIS Pro

- Integrating Data in ArcGIS Pro

- Editing Basics in ArcGIS Pro

- ArcGIS Pro: Analysis & Geoprocessing Essentials

- ArcGIS Pro: Raster Functions

- Processing Raster Data Using ArcGIS Pro


- Getting Started with the Geodatabase

- Dynamic Image Processing in ArcGIS Pro

- 3D Visualization Using ArcGIS Pro

Basic to intermediate experience with ArcMap
A comprehensive lesson plan to learn ArcGIS Pro, the modules after the break line are optional for more advanced analysis. 
Interpolating Surfaces Using ArcMap Link ArcGIS Pro 18 Spatial Interpolation with ArcGIS Pro

- Geostatistical Interpolation: Introduction

- Geostatistical Interpolation: Using Empirical Bayesian Kriging and EBK Regression Prediction

- Geostatistical Interpolation: Reaggregating Data Using Areal Interpolation

- Geostatistical Interpolation: Creating a 3D Prediction Surface

- Interpolate 3D Oxygen Measurements in Monterey Bay

- Model Water Quality Using Interpolation

Intermediate to advanced in ArcGIS Pro
Advanced spatial analysis on interpolation

 

 

 

 

 

MOOC (Massive Online Open Course)

Esri

     - Duration: 4-6 weeks

     - Availability upon open registration, a certificate upon completion

edX

     - From Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Intro to GeoInformatics

Coursera 

     - Audit for free

     - From UC Davis: Fundamentals of GIS, GIS Specialization

OER (Open Educational Resource) / OCW (OpenCourseWare)

     - From MIT

     - From Penn State

LinkedIn Learning