• Is URISA using the "P" in GISP correctly?

    What is your opinion on this question: if a person has or is doing a Masters in GIS, should he or she also pursue the URISA GIS Certification??? I have seen a lot of professionals with much higher degrees in GIS than ...
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  • Selected GIS Guidelines for Business Students

    How can a business student quickly and powerfully begin using geospatial technology?  The attached document was created in support of a capstone course for business master's students, but can be used by any busin...
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  • A Guide to Spatial Data Science Courses in Esri Academy

    Spatial data science is receiving a lot of attention in higher education. Some institutions are setting up new programs or reorganizing existing ones that center around data science. Many instructors are starting to i...
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  • A GIS Crossword!

    Think you could do pretty well at a GIS-themed crossword puzzle?  Consider these clues:     16 Across:  A spatial term denoting features that overlay, or ‘cross’ each other. 40 A...
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  • Beautify That Homepage!: Creating a unique look and feel for your organization

    We frequently get questions from customers about how to to style their ArcGIS Online/Portal homepages, similar to the demonstration sites that we designed for our Electric and Gas sites. This blog is going to walk thr...
  • Migrating User Content - Tips & Tricks

    This blog walks through the various options available to administrators and users that are looking to migrate ArcGIS Online user content. The options range from UI tools, partner applications, and the ArcGIS Python AP...
  • Spatial Data Science in Higher Education

    Spatial data science solves problems by transforming data into useful information. It enriches traditional data science by incorporating spatial characteristics such as proximity, coincidence, and connectivity in crea...
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  • Exporting maps from ArcGIS Pro 2.5 to any graphics format yields garbage.

    I'm a longtime ArcGIS user and I'm now working with ArcGIS Pro 2.5 (build 22081). I need to export maps I've built for publication purposes. Exporting raster maps to TIFF format gives blocky garbage that is unusable. ...
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  • Remembering 9/11

    (Note: This was written for and posted on Sept 11 of 2011, the tenth anniversary, and republished today on the Esri EdCommunity Blog. The memories, and need for learning, remain as strong as ever. Never give up. -Char...
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  • Fun with GIS 200: Alternatives Matter

    Education means freedom, the chance to learn and grow and change. Unfortunately, life can include roadblocks. Many public school districts support “alternative schools” for students who may not have stayed...
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  • Fun with GIS 201: Instructional Guide for The ArcGIS Book

    The ArcGIS Book offers “10 Big Ideas” about mapping, in hardcopy, free downloadable PDF, and free online in multiple languages. Equal parts coffee table book, text book, and workbook, some educators began ...
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  • Fun with GIS 202: Roots & Shoots

    Jane Goodall. The name conjures images of science, documentaries, jungles, crowded auditoriums, and visions for a better world. Jane’s work and passion have captured minds and hearts across the globe. For 25 yea...
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  • Fun with GIS 203: Index Grids Rule

    Think back to your early map reading days. Do you remember using an index or reference grid — rows and columns of letters and numbers — to find a zone in which to look for something? These grids are really...
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  • Fun with GIS 206: Community Round Mile

    Want to do a simple crowdsourcing activity? Want to engage students in exploring areas around school, across the state, or spanning the country, using both demographic and landscape data? Want to make it an activity b...
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  • Fun with GIS 207: Competition!

    In spring of 2016, Minnesota announced an ArcGIS Online competition for high school and middle school students across the state. From initial discussion to completion was barely three months, but they had over 20...
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  • Fun with GIS 208: Competitions 2016 and 2017

    In spring of 2017, Esri is hosting a network of US state competitions for grades 4-12. Successful pilot events occurred in 2016 in Minnesota (MN) and Arkansas (AR). “Students had a lot of fun with it and liked t...
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  • Fun with GIS 209: Teaching with Story Maps Made by Others

    Story maps ROCK! Ever since their initial appearance, they have driven huge attention. Everyone wants to see a story map about their special topic; some want to make one. Good story maps take time and expertise to con...
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  • Fun with GIS 210: Profile of Dave Casey, teacher

    When an experienced teacher retires, the loss can be huge. Fortunately, some stay engaged, learning insatiably and sharing more widely. So it will be with 8th grade geography teacher Dave Casey of Buffalo Middle ...
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  • Integrating Arts into STEM: Cowboy Boots of Wimberley, Texas

    I have created a “Famous Boots of Wimberley, Texas” story map, and I did so for four reasons:  First, I wanted to show educators and the general public how to integrate art, history, science, tec...
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  • GeoAI and Deep Learning Resources

    For those looking for Spatial Deep Learning and GeoAI Resources, the following provides beginner-to-Pro list for different Imagery Deep Learning, GeoAI, ArcGIS Notebooks examples and other resources in the format of q...
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