Introduction to Esri ArcGIS Online

Provider: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
£100.00 (no VAT on this item) Members
£130.00 (no VAT on this item) Non Members
Accreditation opportunities: 5 CPD points towards CGeog (Teacher)

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Description This session is a demonstration of Esri's new free online ArcGIS product and also its school subscription package. Find out more about what this product can do with hands on tutorials and take home some ideas and resources for embedding GIS into your teaching and fieldwork at all Key Stages. Date: Tuesday 8 July 2014. Venue: RGS-IBG London
Duration 10.00am - 4.00pm

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About the session

The outline of the session is set out below:

Introduction to ArcGIS Online

A comparison of the free single user account and the school subscription

Hands on mapping exercise:

· Mapping earthquake data from USGS

· Changing the cartography to show magnitude as proportional symbols

· Adding plate boundaries from ArcGIS Online

· Changing base maps to discover deep ocean trenches and subduction zones

· Drawing a cross section through a subduction zone

Hands on mapping exercise:

· Mapping fieldwork data from a spread sheet

· Changing the cartography of fieldwork data

· Using the Storymap template for fieldwork and CBD mapping

Hands on mapping exercise:

· Introducing Collector for ArcGIS – a mobile app for collecting fieldwork data

· Setting up the app

· Collecting data in the field and mapping it

Hands on mapping exercise:

· How to use the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2010 mapping at Lower Super Output Area in ArcGIS Online

Hands on mapping exercise:

· Overview of the GIS tools in ArcGIS Online

· Using the buffer and drive time analysis tools

· Overview of Esri Maps for Office – using ArcGIS Online in Excel and PowerPoint


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About Esri ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online is a new Web GIS from Esri that will allow all schools to start teaching with GIS and meet the requirements of the new geography curriculum. It is available as a free single user account or as a school subscription for a newly reduced price of £100 + VAT per year.  ArcGIS Online can be accessed through a browser, mobile apps or Microsoft Office (2010 and above) and pupils can easily access it from home. It comes preloaded with maps, imagery and data from around the world including UK Census data. It also has tutorials and lesson ideas to help you get started plus curriculum and technical support from Esri UK.


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