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Free Crime Analysis course package

Thanks to Wendy Harn for passing this along …

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) used to offer training courses for ESRI ArcGIS. They have recently released their training materials, now updated for 10.1, that were updated by their Geospatial Center of Excellence, Rand. Thought they may be of use to some of you!


GIS courses at Rio Hondo College

Passing along from Warren Roberts:

Spring semester starts first week in February at Rio Hondo College. Course offerings can be located by clicking on this link.

Given a majority of our students are working, our courses conveniently scheduled in late afternoon & evenings. We work closely with our civil and engineering course schedule […]

GIS Courses at Santa Monica COllege

Here is a link to the Geography Program


Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

GIS are computer-based systems used to collect, store and analyze geographic information. This course will present the concepts and applications of GIS using ArcGIS […]

GIS Courses at Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College GIS courses start the week of August 24th.

Registration is open for classes on campus and an Introductory course on location at the LA County Department of Public Works (900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra). Directions for applying for admission and registering for the classes can be found at http://riohondo.isteaching.com/fall-semester-2015.html

Here is a […]

GIS Classes at Santa Monica College

Couple of GIS classes at Santa Monica College are starting up on February 17th

For more information go to:

http://www2.smc.edu/schedules/2015/spring/ – find Geographic Information Systems on the left.


Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

GIS are computer-based systems used to collect, store […]

Introduction to GIS – seats available

Warren Roberts at Rio Hondo College emailed me to pass along that there are a few seats remaining in his Introduction to GIS course (GIS 120) – this course starts February 2nd – so if you are looking to learn about GIS this is a good place to start.


Where are the Geospatial Education Programs in the Country?

The GeoTech Center, which built the Geospatial Technology Competence Model, which formed part of the basis of the County’s new GIS classifications, has a useful map showing the locations of GIS programs around the Country.

If you are an educational instituation, they also have the ability for you to update […]

New Professional Concentration Program at UC Davis Extension

For those GIS professionals interested in continuing education, UC Davis has some new courses (the Python Programming would be good).

Here is the email I received, and here is a document with details.: New GIS program at UC Davis Extension

As a GIS professional, you know the benefits and enrichment that come from staying […]

Rio Hondo College – New semester for GIS classes start August 26th

Passing along this information from Warren Roberts:


Hope you are well! Can you share with your GIS Enterprise followers regarding the new semester starting August 26th.

Introduction to GIS MW 3:55PM to 6:50PM Introduction to GIS Fridays 9AM – 11:50am (introduction and open lab) and remaining online Cartography GIS221 MW 7:15PM – 9:50PM Environmental […]

Online GIS Course in Coursera

I’ve been reading about how “Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)” have the potential to change the way we learn – well here’s one for GIS (although it seems to be a bit of a teaser for more courses that may not be free at Penn State.

Here’s the link: https://www.coursera.org/course/maps

This course […]