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Bozeman, MT, United States, 2011/07/14 - Global Positions, LLC announces the release of KnowGIS™ 10. The KnowGIS™ course provides participants with an understanding of the important principles and elements of ArcGIS Desktop™ software and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - KnowGIS.com.
KnowGIS 10 ™ is a new training course for learning and knowing ArcGIS Desktop ™, software by ESRI. The course includes over sixteen hours of material, twelve primary tutorials, and relevant project data. This course provides the groundwork for becoming a productive ArcGIS Desktop ™ user.
The KnowGIS video-based course has been used by participants around the globe in at least 25 countries.
The goals of this course are to expose participants to the practice and use of ArcGIS Desktop™, introduce participants to the field of GIS, and help participants develop the conceptual and methodological skills necessary for working with and interrogating spatial data.
Using the KnowGIS™ course, participants learn how to use ArcMap™, ArcCatalog™, and ArcToolbox™, and explore how these applications work in concert to organize, display, analyze, and present geographic information assets. This course covers GIS concepts as well as specific components and tools in the ArcView® license of ArcGIS Desktop™. Participants learn how to organize spatial data, query a GIS database, perform selections, edit and modify spatial data, update attribute tables, perform calculations using the field calculator, design and develop a File Geodatabase, register and rectify raster images, transform vector data, project spatial data, create maps and charts, generate reports, and explore spatial analysis.
Training and education is essential to economic growth and facilitates the development of our natural capacity for knowledge and wisdom. Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights.
The course is taught by Jere P. Folgert. Mr. Jere Folgert has over twenty-one years of GIS experience, has a Master’s of Science degree in GIS from the University of Edinburgh, UK, became an ESRI Certified instructor in 1999, and is the recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Award: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Award.
A course descriptions and syllabus are available at knowgis.com/.