Registration deadline: June 7th
15 CEUs/CPH units
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a system for collecting, storing, displaying, and analyzing spatial data. This will serve as an introduction to applications of GIS and data mapping for social work and public health issues. You will be introduced to the visual storytelling and data analysis power of creating maps, with hands-on experience in basic GIS skills.
Methods for applying GIS techniques and other spatial mapping tools for data visualization will be introduced. Examples of GIS maps used to illuminate public health and social work topics will be analyzed. Learn about mapping terminology and how to produce and analyze digital data maps.
Note: Basic knowledge of descriptive statistics is highly recommended to get the most benefit from this class.
Class size is limited to 20.
$675 General admission**
**Available discount class code may be entered during check out for the following:
SI001 - $475 Non-profit/government employees (1st Summer Institute class)
SI002 - $425 Non-profit/government employees (Additional Summer Institute classes)
This class will include both degree-seeking graduate students and practicing professionals. Individuals registering through Professional Development will receive continuing education units - but not academic credit - for the class.
There is a text for this class, Understanding GIS: An ARGIS Pro Project Workbook; the fee for the textbook is included in the class price.