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Web Mapping Quick Start - Spring 2017
Mon, Mar 13, 2017, 6:00 PM – Mon, Apr 10, 2017, 9:00 PM PDT
Tired of publishing PDF maps on the web? Come learn the fundamentals of how to translate your map into a web map. This workshop is intended for students, nonprofits, and government agencies interested in incorporating web maps into their work.
By the end of the workshop you should know how to make a simple web map, plus understand web mapping in broad terms, and have enough information to hire a developer, write a grant, or know where to start with your own learning objectives when your goal is to create and sustain a larger project.
By the end of the four weeks you will be able to:
- Prepare maps on online mapping platforms.
- Evaluate the structure, style, and fundamental purpose of a web map both critically and pragmatically.
- Differentiate the various ways to build interactivity into maps on the Web.
- Evaluate the feasibility a web mapping projects based on resources available for implementation.
- Contribute to OpenStreetMap and other crowdsourced mapping projects
- Locate the resources you need to learn more.
*While no prior GIS coursework is required for this course, familiarity with geographic data types will help you make better use of course materials.
This class meets once (1) per week (6pm-9pm) for four (4) weeks/sessions. NO CLASS MARCH 27.
Dan Swick, Product Support at Mapbox
What is the refund policy?
100% Refund when cancelling 4 business days prior to workshop
50% Refund within 4 business days of event
0% Refund once materials are accessed; Or proprietary software codes provided; Or 12am of first day of class and after.
Date and Time
1125 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110