Introduction to ArcGIS (ArcMap) [online workshop]

Workshop summary    Learn the basics of working with ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as, current ArcMap users looking to gain additional skills. With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcMap to produce attractive, effective maps. In addition, each participant receives their own detailed step-by-step manual to use as a reference after the course is over.

Participants will learn to   design maps in ArcMap  |  import data into ArcMap  |  add online GIS data to your maps  |  interact with time-based GIS data  |   symbolize GIS data  |  add labels and annotation, query data  |  use geoprocessing tools: merge/buffer/dissolve  |  manipulate attribute tables: adding fields/calculating values/joining tables

Software discussed   ArcGIS Desktop | ArcMap

Length   9:00am to 4:00pm for 3 days

Dates  Events Calendar

Format   IN-PERSON - instructor and students in same location  |  REMOTE - students attend via web conference

Cost   $599 standard in-person  |  $399 reduced in-person

Cost note   reduced rate applies to educational, non-profit, and governmental participants

Cost note  USNH non-credit tution benefit can be used for this workshop

Note   If you are interested in learning ArcGIS Pro, please check out our Transitioning to ArcGIS Pro workshop.

Contact   content - email Shane Bradt or call (603) 862-4277  |  logistics - email Kyle Hirshkind or call (603) 862-4312



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Getting to know ArcGIS Online map

Getting to know ArcGIS Online

Transitioning to ArcGIS Pro

Transitioning to ArcGIS Pro


Shane Bradt
Associate Extension Professor, Geography
Associate Extension Professor, Biological Sciences
Full Extension State Specialist Professor
Phone: 603-862-4277
Office: Cooperative Extension, 319 Nesmith Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Kyle Hirshkind
Professional Development and Training - Program Developer
Phone: (603) 862-7380
Office: Student Postal Center, Payroll Office, Durham, NH 03824