Preferred registration deadline: August 2nd
6 CEUs/CPH units
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a system for collecting, storing, displaying, and analyzing geographic information. This course will serve as an introduction to applications of GIS in program development and outreach. Participants will be introduced to data identification techniques, indicator prioritization, and the process of "hot-spotting." This course is intended to be a hands-on lab that provides experience in intermediate GIS skills.
The lab will begin with an session on identifying primary and secondary indicators, vulnerable populations, and demographic targeting. During the second half of the workshop, participants learn how to use the Community Commons platform, utilizing ArcGIS, to build maps and data visualizations that support program outreach efforts.
General Admission: $120**
Class size is limited to 28.
**Discounts on admission are offered to the Brown School’s students, recent alumni (for 2 years after graduation), other alumni (more than 2 years after graduation), field instructors, faculty, and staff. We also offer a discount to full-time graduate students in other programs and to our Washington University colleagues. No other discounts are available. Discounted admission is automatically defined by your role selection in your personal profile.