GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age [workshop]
Workshop summary Learn the basics of Geographic Informations System (GIS) and start making your own maps! This course will help you use GIS software to make maps in your community and beyond. Participants will gain insight into GIS software and explore a variety of free, relatively easy-to-use GIS programs. Useful as a comfortable first step for people with no GIS experience, as well as, for relatively new GIS users looking for more information.
Participants will learn the basic terminology of GIS | the steps required in a GIS mapping project | how to choose a GIS software | how to create and share basic online maps | how to add GIS data layers to maps