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GeoInquiries for teaching Map-Based Concepts

Esri GeoInquiries for schools are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based concepts found in commonly used textbooks, mainly for K-12 classroom use. The CGA has added all available GeoInquiries modules to the Harvard ArcGIS Online Organizational account. They are available from the Content tab for all members in the organization, and updates by Esri will be reflected as they become available.

GIS Training Manual for Historians

For those of you who are curious about the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for historical research but who lack training in the use of the technology. The manual may be downloaded free of charge, along with all of the data necessary for the exercises, and you may also download the free, open-source GIS software, which is used for the first 10 of 14 exercises. You will find all of this material at the URL:

ArcPad 10.2 Manual

View topics such as:

  • An overview of ArcPad
  • Adding the ArcPad toolbar
  • Checking in edits from ArcPad
  • Getting data for ArcPad
  • About managing data in ArcPad
  • Undoing a checkout for editing

in Esri's online ArcPad 10.2 Online Help

IDRISI Tutorial Videos

Clark Labs is pleased to announce a new tutorial video series that will be hosted on its website. This online learning resource complements the wide range of materials that are provided with the software. The goal of the video series is to provide quick-start references on a variety of the utilities and functionality within IDRISI, and in most cases, they will be between 5-10 minutes in length.

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CGA Video Tutorials

CGA produces video tutorials for your to learn new geospatial skills on your own time, at your own pace.

In addition to the examples below, we have many other topics covered on the HarvardCGA Youtube channel.

If you have a special topic of interest, feel free to contact us about creating new tutorial videos to help your students learn how to use GIS.

WorldMap QuickStart

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