Continuing Education

CCTG119 - Web Mapping: GIS Using Open Source Software

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Course Overview

It seems that new websites with mapping and GIS functionality are springing up every day. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to use open source software to build a GIS website.

Graduates of this course will be able to build a GIS website that goes beyond mere web mapping. You will start with downloading all software pieces, installing, setting up, and then configuring the software. Using the Apache web browser you will be able to describe services that can be disseminated over the web, detail how the services are exposed to client applications, and explain the client-side application that can consume the web mapping/GIS services.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to program two of the most popular web mapping applications in use today: ArcGIS Server JavaScript API, and KML files with Google Earth.

Prior to enrolling in this course, it is recommended that you complete CCTO101, Windows Desktop Operating System, or equivalent courses, or possess practical experience.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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