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Introduction to ArcGIS version 10, Emphasizing the Competencies from the GTCM
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Emphasizing the Competencies from GTCM, this introductory Workshop will utilize ArcGIS version 10 and is designed for the new user or the user that does not have the comfort zone in switching to version 10. This hands-on workshop will utilize competencies within the Geospatial Technology Competency Model, http://www.careeronestop.org/competencymodel/pyramid.aspx?geo=Y. The topics will include:
Map Projections, Cartography, Data Input (digitization, GPS, Data Editing, Management and Conversion), Georeferencing, Basic GIS Analysis (query, measurement, vector overylay), and Introduction to Image Analysis Toolbar.
When & Where
National Geospatial Technology Center (GeoTech Center)
The GeoTech Center hopes to increase the number, diversity, and quality of geospatial professionals through geospatial technology education at the community and technical college level. Transforming the preparation and continuing education of geospatial technicians to meet the national workforce demand will be done by:
§ Creating a national clearinghouse of exemplary geospatial curriculum materials and database Web services;
§ Increasing the capacity to train geospatial technicians;
§ Increasing the quantity, quality and diversity of geospatial technicians to meet U.S. workforce needs;
§ Increasing the number of educators participating in geospatial professional development;
§ Sustaining the Center long-term by seeking collaborations and sources of funding to maintain and improve services and products.