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CSCI E-8 - Web GIS: Technologies and Applications

Web GIS, as the combination of the web and GIS (Geographic Information Systems), is a new and promising field. It has unlocked the power of GIS, and put online maps and geospatial intelligence in the offices of millions and the hands of billions. This course aims to provide students with the essential web GIS knowledge needed for managing web GIS projects, teach students the latest web GIS technologies needed for building modern web GIS apps, and inspire students with real world application case studies. This course focuses on Esri's web GIS platform, the most widely used GIS technology in government and business information systems. Products taught in this course include ArcGIS Online, Story Maps, Web AppBuilder, Collector and Survey 123 mobile GIS, AppStudio, Operations Dashboard, ArcGIS Pro, 3D web scenes, ArcGIS Earth, and ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Access to Harvard ArcGIS server and other ArcGIS software is provided.

Prerequisites: Basic experience with or knowledge of computer science or GIS. Students should also have a Windows or Mac OS computer for running ArcMap and a smart phone or tablet for testing mobile apps.

Course catalog title  CSCI E-8
Instructor(s)  Pinde Fu
Semester  Spring
Year  2017
Course category  Harvard Extension School
Semester Year  Spring 2017